Coast Guard, partner agencies participate in Mass Rescue Operation Exercise

Coast Guard, partner agencies participate in Mass Rescue Operation Exercise
A life jacket is marked simulating a person in distress during a simulated airplane emergency landing drill.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI – Coast Guard Sector Miami and Emergency Response Maritime partners will host a mass rescue operation exercise with multiple local partner agencies on Thursday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The exercise is part of Interagency Ocean Rescue drill for a simulated commercial...

Coast Guard Cutter Valiant returns home after successful counter-drug patrol

MIAMI – Coast Guard Cutter Valiant, a 210-foot Medium Endurance Cutter homeported in Miami Beach, Fla., is returning home Thursday after stopping nearly five tons (9,200 pounds) of cocaine from entering the U.S., following the disruption of four separate drug smuggling events in the Caribbean Sea, during the month of October.