Coast Guard Cutter Thetis to hold change-of-command ceremony

KEY WEST, Fla. – A change-of-command ceremony is scheduled for the Coast Guard Cutter Thetis Friday at 7 p.m. at Coast Guard Sector Key West, Pier D2 south.

Coast Guard repatriates 7 Cuban migrants

MIAMI — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Pea Island repatriated seven Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, Wednesday.

Coast Guard interdicts, repatriates 28 Haitian migrants

MIAMI – Crewmembers from the Coast Guard Cutter Thetis repatriated 28 Haitian migrants to Cap Haitien, Haiti, Friday.

Coast Guard Cutter Valiant returns home after successful counter-drug patrol

MIAMI – Coast Guard Cutter Valiant, a 210-foot Medium Endurance Cutter homeported in Miami Beach, Fla., is returning home Thursday after stopping nearly five tons (9,200 pounds) of cocaine from entering the U.S., following the disruption of four separate drug smuggling events in the Caribbean Sea, during the month of October.

Communications Station Kodiak to hold change of command

KODIAK, Alaska – Coast Guard Communications Station Kodiak will hold a change of command ceremony Thursday at 1:30 p.m. in the Golden Anchor on Coast Guard base Kodiak where Lt. Cmdr. Peter R. Van Ness will relieve Lt. Cmdr. Michael F. Nasitka as commanding officer in a formal ceremony.

Cutter returns to Key West with more than 5,000 pounds of Cocaine

KEY WEST, Fla. – The Coast Guard Cutter Thetis returned home Monday after a 36-day law enforcement patrol in the Eastern Pacific highlighted with a 5,511-pound cocaine seizure.

Coast Guard Suspends Search for Missing Diver off Vero Beach, Florida

MIAMI — The Coast Guard has suspended its search Saturday for a missing diver off Vero Beach, Fla. Ronald Stefens, 63, of Jensen Beach, Fla., was reported missing to the Coast Guard around 11 a.m. Thursday by fellow divers. At the time of his disappearance, he was about 12 miles east of Vero Beach. According to the report, Stefens had been missing for nearly an hour by the time the Coast Guard...