Coast Guard Cutter Confidence returns to homeport after successful patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Confidence returns to homeport after successful patrol
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard Cutter Confidence crew returned to Port Canaveral, Florida on Thursday after a 56-day patrol in support of Joint Inter-Agency Task Force (JIATF) South. During this patrol, the crew conducted operations throughout the Western Caribbean and Eastern Pacific Ocean. Preparing for a long and busy patrol, the crew left Port Canaveral and filled the first five days underway...

Coast Guard Cutter Active returns home after interdicting $47million worth of cocaine

Coast Guard Cutter Active returns home after interdicting $47million worth of cocaine
PORT ANGELES, Wash. — The 75-member crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Active returned to homeport, June 1, after a two-month deployment off the coast of Central and South America. During the deployment, the Active’s crew worked with numerous other Coast Guard, U.S. government and international agencies under the leadership of the Joint Inter-Agency Task Force-South (JIATF-S) to combat and disrupt...

Coast Guard Cutter Valiant to return from Caribbean Patrol on Sunday

Coast Guard Cutter Valiant to return from Caribbean Patrol on Sunday
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Valiant is scheduled to return to homeport Sunday after completing a five-week deployment in the Caribbean Sea. The 80-member crew aboard the 210-foot Medium Endurance Cutter conducted missions in support of Joint Inter-Agency Task Force-South. During the patrol, the crew stopped a go-fast vessel suspected of carrying 300 kilograms of cocaine...

Coast Guard Cutter Bear to return to homeport after Caribbean patrol

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The Coast Guard Cutter Bear is scheduled to return here Sunday after a 43-day patrol in the Caribbean. The Bear, under direction of Joint Inter-Agency Task Force-South, patrolled the central and western Caribbean Sea and helped stem the flow of illicit contraband. Highlights of the patrol included the pursuit of a speedboat on May 13, which lasted more than four hours until...