Coast Guard Cutter Thetis returns to Key West after 3 month Africa Patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Thetis returns to Key West after 3 month Africa Patrol
Petty Officer 1st Class Joel Gibney hugs his family Thursday, May 23, 2019 as the cutter pulls into Key West, Florida following a three month deployment in support of U.S. Africa Command. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jonathan Lally KEY WEST, Fla. — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Thetis (WMEC-910) returned to their homeport in Key West, Florida, Thursday after a three-month...

Coast Guard members receive the Humanitarian Service Medal from the Netherlands

Coast Guard members receive the Humanitarian Service Medal from the Netherlands
The U.S. Coast Guard Tactical Law Enforcement Team South crewmembers were awarded Thursday Mar. 7, 2019 with the Humanitarian Service Medal for their relief efforts during Hurricane Irma on 2017.  (Coast Guard photo by Seaman Erik Villa Rodriguez) MIAMI — A Dutch delegation visited Coast Guard Air Station Miami Thursday on behalf of the Minister of Defense of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to present...

Coast Guard Cutter Dependable returns home after seizing $44 million in cocaine

Coast Guard Cutter Dependable returns home after seizing $44 million in cocaine
Coast Guard Cutter Dependable file photo VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Dependable returned home to Virginia Beach, Virginia, Monday after a 59-day patrol in the Eastern Pacific Ocean. While deployed, the Dependable crew aided Joint Interagency Task Force South in conducting counter-drug and alien migrant interdiction operations. During their patrol, the Dependable’s boarding...

Coast Guard Cutter Mohawk returns to Key West after 42-day patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Mohawk returns to Key West after 42-day patrol
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Mohawk (WMEC 913) is shown on the flight deck of the cutter during a 42-day patrol in the Caribbean Sea Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. KEY WEST, Fla. — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Mohawk (WMEC 913), homeported in Key West, returned Sunday following a 42-day patrol in the Caribbean Sea. The cutter crew worked with multiple Customs and Border...

Coast Guard offloads nearly 2 tons of cocaine in St. Petersburg

Coast Guard offloads nearly 2 tons of cocaine in St. Petersburg
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Tampa, a 270-foot Medium Endurance Cutter based out of Portsmouth, Va., offloads nearly two tons of cocaine Friday, Feb. 2, 2018, in St. Petersburg, Florida. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Michael De Nyse) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Tampa offloaded nearly two tons of cocaine Friday in St. Petersburg that was seized...

Coast Guard crews deliver food, water to Hurricane Maria-impacted areas of Puerto Rico

Coast Guard crews deliver food, water to Hurricane Maria-impacted areas of Puerto Rico
Click on video to open on our Flickr page. A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater, Florida, MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew deployed to Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen, Puerto Rico, and a Coast Guard Tactical Law Enforcement Team South crewmember deliver bottled water from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to survivors of Hurricane Maria near Orocovis, Puerto Rico, Oct. 9, 2017. Personnel from...

Coast Guard crews deliver supplies during Hurricane Maria recovery phase

Coast Guard crews deliver supplies during Hurricane Maria recovery phase
Petty Officer 3rd Class Christopher Stirling, a Coast Guard Tactical Law Enforcement Team South crewmember, gives his satellite phone to a local in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico, on Oct. 6, 2017, so she can call her son in Alaska who she hasn’t been in contact with since Hurricane Maria. The Coast Guard is part of the overall federal hurricane recovery phase of the response to Hurricane Maria. (U.S....

Coast Guard crews continue to deliver Hurricane Maria relief supplies

Coast Guard Rear Adm. Peter J. Brown, commander of the Coast Guard Seventh District, is greeted at Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen, Puerto Rico, on Oct. 4, 2017, during a visit to check on operations in the area. Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen has been vital in the interagency response to the devestation caused to the area by Hurricane Maria. (Coast Guard photo by Eric D. Woodall)   Coast...

Coast Guard, Navy complete joint fisheries patrol in Oceania, promote regional stability

Coast Guard, Navy complete joint fisheries patrol in Oceania, promote regional stability
PACIFIC OCEAN – The guided-missile destroyer USS William P. Lawrence (DDG 110) transits the Pacific Ocean while investigating a shipping vessel.  (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Emiline L. M. Senn) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and Navy completed a 33-day joint mission in the Central and South Pacific under the Oceania Maritime Security Initiative to combat transnational...