Coast Guard Cutter Reliance returns from a 63-day patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Reliance returns from a 63-day patrol
The crew of USCGC Reliance (WMEC 615) conducts a port assessment off the coast of Haiti following a major earthquake to allow vessels to enter the port safely and deliver aid on Aug. 19, 2021.(U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Zachary Pumphrey) PENSACOLA, Fla. — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Reliance (WMEC 615) returned to homeport in Pensacola Wednesday, after a 63-day Caribbean...

Spending Cuts Devastate Cocaine Interdiction, Admiral Says

Spending Cuts Devastate Cocaine Interdiction, Admiral Says
By Jim Garamone WASHINGTON, May 22, 2013 – Sequestration spending cuts are letting 38 more metric tons of cocaine into the United States, the director of the Joint Interagency Task Force South said here today. Coast Guard Rear Adm. Charles D. Michel told the Defense Writers Group that sequestration is devastating his cocaine interdiction effort. Michel’s task force targets cocaine — an $85...