Coast Guard Cutter Robert Ward returns from patrol with 2,800 pounds of cocaine

Coast Guard Cutter Robert Ward returns from patrol with 2,800 pounds of cocaine
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Robert Ward returns to its homeport at Coast Guard Base Los Angeles-Long Beach in San Pedro, California after a successful counter narcotics patrol in the Eastern Pacific Ocean, Aug. 29, 2019  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Ian Gray) SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Robert Ward (WPC-1130) returned from their first patrol of the drug transit zones...

Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Doyle commissioned in San Juan

Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Doyle commissioned in San Juan
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Doyle (WPC-1133) was commissioned into service Saturday during a ceremony at U.S. Coast Guard Sector San Juan, Puerto Rico. The Joseph Doyle is the thirty-third Fast Response Cutter FRC to be commissioned in the Coast Guard and the seventh to be assigned to Sector San Juan and homeported in Puerto Rico. “Today we make history as we welcome...

Coast Guard commissions newest FRC in San Diego

Coast Guard commissions newest FRC in San Diego
The Coast Guard Fast Response Cutter Benjamin Bottoms arrives in San Diego April 26, 2019.  (Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Patrick Kelley) SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard commissioned the newest California-based 154-foot Fast Response Cutter in San Diego, Wednesday. The Coast Guard Cutter Benjamin Bottoms is the fourth Sentinel-Class Fast Response Cutter (FRC) to be homeported at Coast...

Newest Coast Guard cutter arrives in San Diego

Newest Coast Guard cutter arrives in San Diego
The Coast Guard Fast Response Cutter Benjamin Bottoms arrives in San Diego April 26, 2019. The Bottoms is scheduled to be commissioned during a ceremony at Sector San Diego next week. (Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Patrick Kelley) SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard Cutter Benjamin Bottoms, the fourth California-based 154-foot Fast Response Cutter (FRC), arrived in San Diego, Friday, and will...

Coast Guard Cutter Forrest Rednour returns to homeport following first drug bust

Coast Guard Cutter Forrest Rednour returns to homeport following first drug bust
Coast Guard Cutter Forrest Rednour file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class DaVonte’ Marrow. SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The crew of a San Pedro-based Coast Guard cutter returned to their homeport Saturday following a two-week patrol that included the ship’s first drug bust. The crew of the recently commissioned Coast Guard Cutter Forrest Rednour interdicted approximately 1,000 pounds of marijuana from...

Coast Guard Cutter Forrest Rednour commissioned in San Pedro

Coast Guard Cutter Forrest Rednour commissioned in San Pedro
The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Forrest Rednour mans the rail during the cutter’s commissioning ceremony, Nov. 8, 2018, in San Pedro, California. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Fireman Taylor Bacon) SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard commissioned the first California-based 154-foot Fast Response Cutter in San Pedro, Thursday. The Coast Guard Cutter Forrest Rednour is the first of four Sentinel-Class...

Coast Guard Cutter Forrest Rednour to be commissioned  Thursday

Coast Guard Cutter Forrest Rednour to be commissioned  Thursday
Coast Guard Cutter Forrest Rednour file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class DaVonte’ Marrow. SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard is scheduled to commission the first California-based 154-foot Fast Response Cutter in San Pedro, Thursday. The Forrest Rednour is the first of four Sentinel-Class Fast Response Cutters (FRC) to be homeported at Base Los Angeles-Long Beach. Three additional FRCs are...

Coast Guard Cutter Robert Ward arrives in San Pedro

Coast Guard Cutter Robert Ward arrives in San Pedro
The Coast Guard Cutter Robert Ward transits within in the San Pedro Channel as it heads to its homeport for the first time, Oct. 31, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Brandyn Hill) SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard received the second California-based 154-foot Fast Response Cutter in San Pedro, Wednesday. The Coast Guard Cutter Robert Ward (WPC-1130), a Sentinel-Class Fast Response...

Coast Guard signs for newest Coast Guard Fast Response Cutter

Coast Guard signs for newest Coast Guard Fast Response Cutter
Lt. John Beal, (left) commanding officer of Coast Guard Cutter Terrell Horne, shakes hands with Allen Harker, (right) contracting officer for the Fast Response Cutter Project in Key West, Florida Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018 after signing for the acceptance of the Coast Guard’s newest cutter. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jonathan Lally MIAMI — The Coast Guard signed for the...