Cutter Legare returns from three-month counter narcotics deployment

Cutter Legare returns from three-month counter narcotics deployment
A Coast Guard Cutter Legare crew member greets his four-legged friend at the pier in Portsmouth, Va., Wednesday. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Brandon Hillard) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The crew of U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Legare (WMEC 912) returned to their homeport Wednesday, after an 11-week counter narcotics deployment that included key partner nation engagements and search and rescue...

Coast Guard offloads more than $475 million in illegal narcotics in Miami

Coast Guard offloads more than $475 million in illegal narcotics in Miami
Bales of illegal drugs, worth an estimated $475 million, are offloaded onto pallets, Sept. 15, 2022, at Coast Guard Base Miami Beach, Florida. The illegal narcotics were offloaded by the crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Legare (WMEC 912). (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Stephen Lehmann) MIAMI — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Legare (WMEC 912) offloaded approximately 24,700 pounds...

Coast Guard Cutter Vigorous returns home after 53-day patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Vigorous returns home after 53-day patrol
USCGC Vigorous (WMEC 627) crewmembers prepare to moor, Virginia Beach, Va., Sept. 5, 2022 following a 53-day patrol to the Eastern Pacific Ocean. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Brandon Hillard) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard Cutter Vigorous (WMEC 627) returned to its homeport of Virginia Beach, Monday, following a 53-day patrol in the Eastern Pacific Ocean. Throughout the patrol,...

Coast Guard offloads more than $3 million in illegal narcotics in Miami

Coast Guard offloads more than $3 million in illegal narcotics in Miami
The crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Vigorous offloads approximately 22 pounds of cocaine and 1,256 pounds of marijuana, worth an estimated $3 million, Aug. 30, 2022, at Coast Guard Base Miami Beach, Florida.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Stephen Lehmann) MIAMI — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Vigorous offloaded approximately 22 pounds of cocaine and 1,256 pounds of marijuana,...

Coast Guard Cutter Reliance returns from a 71-Day patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Reliance returns from a 71-Day patrol
Coast Guard Cutter Reliance file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Clinton McDonald PENSACOLA, Fla. —The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Reliance (WMEC 615) returned to homeport in Pensacola Thursday, after a 71-day Caribbean Sea patrol. The Reliance crew supported the U.S. Coast Guard 7th District and Joint Interagency Task Force-South throughout their patrol, aiding in missions to interdict the flow...

Coast Guard Cutter Thetis offloads $99 million in cocaine

Coast Guard Cutter Thetis offloads $99 million in cocaine
Coast Guard Cutter Thetis’ (WMEC 910) crew offloads more than $99 million in illegal narcotics, June 17, 2022, at Coast Guard Base Miami Beach, Florida. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Vincent Moreno) MIAMI— U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Thetis’ crew offloaded more than $99 million in illegal narcotics at Base Miami Beach, Friday. Coast Guard and partner agency crews seized approximately...

Coast Guard Cutter Stone conducts Illegal, Unreported, Unregulated fishing patrols

Coast Guard Cutter Stone conducts Illegal, Unreported, Unregulated fishing patrols
A vessel suspected of conducting Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated fishing operations sits off the starboard bow of Coast Guard Cutter Stone in the Eastern Pacific Ocean, Nov. 24, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Shannon Kearney) NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard Cutter Stone returned to their homeport in Charleston following a 61-day patrol in the Caribbean Sea...

Cutter Mohawk returns from Eastern Pacific patrol

Cutter Mohawk returns from Eastern Pacific patrol
USCGC Mohawk (WMEC 913) and the Ecuador navy LAE Isla San Cristobal (LG 30) cross the Sleeping Lion rock formation at sea on Nov. 28, 2021, in the Galapagos Islands. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by USCGC Mohawk) KEY WEST, Florida — The Famous-class medium endurance Coast Guard Cutter Mohawk (WMEC 913) returned to homeport in Key West Sunday after completing a groundbreaking 45-day deployment to the Eastern...

Coast Guard offloads more than $148 million of illegal narcotics in Miami

Coast Guard offloads more than $148 million of illegal narcotics in Miami
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant (WMEC-624) crewmembers wrap a pallet of illegal narcotics at Port Everglades, Florida, Dec. 15, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Estrada) MIAMI — The Reliance-class Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless (WMEC 624) crew offloaded more than $148 million of illegal narcotics at Base Miami Beach, Tuesday, from three separate interdictions in the Caribbean...