Coast Guard Cutter Bear to return home to Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The crew of the 270-foot Coast Guard Cutter Bear, homeported here, is scheduled to return at 10 a.m., Thursday, following a 58-day deployment and a successful drug-bust in the Caribbean. While deployed and operating with a multi-national force for a joint training exercise, the crew of the Bear was diverted to interdict and seize a speed boat carrying 4,355 pounds of cocaine. The...