Coast Guard Cutter Decisive returns home from drug interdiction patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Decisive returns home from drug interdiction patrol
A member of Coast Gaurd Cutter Decisive’s Law Enforcement Team moving contraband from the flight deck to the forecastle.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) NEW ORLEANS — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Decisive (WMEC-210) returned to their homeport of Pensacola Nov. 3, after completing a 40-day counter-drug patrol in the Eastern Pacific Ocean and offloading $20.3 million worth of cocaine and...

Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant returns from counter-drug patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant returns from counter-drug patrol
Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant file photo. CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – The Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant returned to Cape Canaveral Wednesday after completing a 48-day counter-drug patrol in the Caribbean. The crew of Vigilant spent 48 days patrolling the Caribbean, promoting maritime safety and security in support of Operation Southeast Watch and Operation Unified Resolve. The crew’s efforts focused on...

Cutter Mohawk returns to homeport from counter-drug patrol

Cutter Mohawk returns to homeport from counter-drug patrol
Coast Guard Cutter Mohawk file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brandon Murray KEY WEST, Fla.—The Coast Guard Cutter Mohawk (WMEC-913) crew returned to their homeport in Key West following a 65-day counter-drug patrol throughout the Eastern Pacific Ocean and Caribbean Sea in support of U.S. Southern Command Joint Interagency Task Force-South, as well as the Coast Guard’s 11th District and 7th District. The...

Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma returns home after $12.5M drug bust

Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma returns home after $12.5M drug bust
The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma worked with an armed helicopter interdiction tactical squadron during a counter-drug patrol Feb. 1, 2020 in the Eastern Pacific Ocean.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan L. Noel) BOSTON — The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma returned to Kittery, Maine, Thursday after a 70-day counter-drug patrol in the eastern Pacific Ocean. Tahoma’s...

Coast Guard Cutter Tampa returns home after interdicting $154 million in drugs

Coast Guard Cutter Tampa returns home after interdicting $154 million in drugs
Coast Guard Cutter Tampa file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Lisa Ferdinando PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Tampa returned to their homeport in Portsmouth, Virginia after an 80-day counter-drug patrol in the Eastern Pacific, Sunday. The crew successfully executed the counter-narcotics mission, interdicting four vessels with a total of over 9,200 pounds of cocaine, worth an...

Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant crew returns home after 55-day counter-drug patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant crew returns home after 55-day counter-drug patrol
A Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant crew member embraces his daughter following the crew’s return home to Cape Canaveral, Florida, Feb. 16, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant) CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant returned home Sunday to Cape Canaveral after a 55-day counter-drug patrol in the Eastern Pacific. The Vigilant crew’s...

Coast Guard Cutter Dependable returns home from 8-week deployment

Coast Guard Cutter Dependable returns home from 8-week deployment
CAPE MAY, N.J. – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Dependable, homeported at the Coast Guard Recruit Training Center, returned Wednesday following a five-week counter-drug patrol in the Caribbean Sea and subsequent three-week training availability in Little Creek, Va. The crew of the Dependable departed Cape May Aug. 2 and logged more than 7,200 nautical miles patrolling the waters of the Caribbean...