Coast Guard Cutter returns home after 42-day patrol

Coast Guard Cutter returns home after 42-day patrol
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard Cutter Forward and crew returned to their homeport of Portsmouth Sunday following a 42-day patrol in the Caribbean Sea. During the deployment, the Forward’s crew participated in UNITAS 2013, a multi-national maritime exercise held in Cartagena, Columbia, with naval forces from Belize, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Columbia, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Germany,...

Caribbean Corridor Strike Force arrests 5, seizes $46 million in cocaine

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – U.S. Coast Guardsmen, working jointly with Caribbean Corridor Strike Force (CCSF) agents, arrested five suspected Honduran smugglers and seized 66 bales of cocaine in San Juan Friday, following an at-sea interdiction of the fishing vessel Two Brothers on May 24.