Coast Guard Port Security Unit returns home after 9-month deployment to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba

Coast Guard Port Security Unit returns home after 9-month deployment to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba
A Coast Guardsmen, who is assigned to Port Security Unit 309, hugs his family upon arrival on July 29, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Emaia Rise PORT CLINTON, Ohio – Members from Coast Guard Port Security Unit 309 returned to Port Clinton, Saturday, July 29, following a nine-month deployment to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. During their...

Coast Guard repatriates 28 migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 28 migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba
A Coast Guard Station Key West 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement boatcrew, a Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo boatcrew, and a Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations marine unit intercept a 26-foot rustic vessel in the Florida Straits Tuesday, July 17, 2018 with 28 Cuban migrants aboard. U.S. Coast Guard photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo crew repatriated 28...

PSU 305 returns home after 9 month deployment to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba

PSU 305 returns home after 9 month deployment to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba
Petty Officer 2nd Class Frank Robledo smiles as he embraces his family at the Ft. Eustis Reserve Center on Nov. 12, 2017, at Fort Eustis, Virginia.  (Coast Guard photograph by Petty Officer 3rd Class Joshua L. Canup.) ALAMEDA, Calif. – Members from Coast Guard Port Security Unit 305 returned to Fort Eustis, Virginia, Sunday following a nine-month deployment to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, in support of...

Port Security Unit 307 returns home from 9-month deployment

Port Security Unit 307 returns home from 9-month deployment
A Port Security Unit 307 member embraces his wife and newborn child after returning home from a nine-month deployment to Guantanamo Bay, Feb. 27, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nicole J. Groll) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — A Clearwater, Florida, Coast Guard unit returned home after a nine-month deployment providing security for the Military Commissions hearings for 9/11 attackers...

Coast Guard Port Security Unit 305 departs for 9-month deployment

Coast Guard Port Security Unit 305 departs for 9-month deployment
Coast Guard members from Port Security Unit 305 based in Fort Eustis, Virginia, wait in line to be weighed the airport in Norfolk, Virginia, before departing on a 9-month deployment. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Melissa Leake/Released) Story by Petty Officer 1st Class Melissa Leake NORFOLK, Va. – Coast Guard Port Security Unit 305 departed Norfolk, Virginia, last week for a...

Coast Guard repatriates 150 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 150 Cuban migrants
MIAMI — The Coast Guard repatriated 150 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, since Dec. 30. The Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton crew repatriated 74 Cuban migrants Tuesday, and the Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo repatriated 76 Cuban migrants Friday. These repatriations are a result of 12 separate at-sea migrant interdictions in the South Florida Straits. In each instance, the Coast Guard...

Coast Guard repatriates 29 migrants to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 29 migrants to Cuba
MIAMI — The Coast Guard repatriated 29 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, since Saturday. The Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo crew repatriated five Cuban migrants Monday and another 24 migrants Friday. These repatriations are a result of three separate at-sea migrant interdictions in the South Florida Straits. In each instance, the Coast Guard helped secure the U.S. border and prevented...

Coast Guard repatriates 136 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 136 Cuban migrants
MIAMI — The Coast Guard repatriated 136 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, since Saturday. The Coast Guard Cutter Charles David Jr. crew repatriated 53 Cuban migrants Saturday and 83 Cuban migrants Monday. These repatriations are a result of eight separate at-sea migrant interdictions in the South Florida Straits. In each instance, the Coast Guard helped secure the U.S. border and prevented...

Coast Guard repatriates 14 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 14 Cuban migrants
MIAMI — The Coast Guard Cutter Charles David Jr. repatriated 14 Cuban migrants Monday to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba. This repatriation is the result of an at-sea migrant interdiction in the South Florida Straits. The Coast Guard helped secure the U.S. border and prevented this sea voyage from ending in tragedy. “We discourage anyone from taking to the sea and attempting to reach U.S. soil illegally – they...