Coast Guard Port Security Unit returns from nine-month deployment

Coast Guard Port Security Unit returns from nine-month deployment
Petty Officer 1st Class Matthew Dinnerman, an electronics technician with Port Security Unit (PSU) 305, meets a new loved one during the PSU’s return home in Williamsburg, Va. a nine-month deployment to Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, June 15, 2023. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Valerie Higdon) JOINT BASE LANGLEY EUSTIS, Va. — U.S. Coast Guard Port Security Unit (PSU) 305...

Coast Guard Port Security Unit returns deployment to Guantanamo Bay

Coast Guard Port Security Unit returns deployment to Guantanamo Bay
USCG photo by PA3 KrystynaFile photo of a PSU 305 boatcrew during the first of 5 tours in Guantanamo Bay. USCG photo by PA3 Krystyna Johnson. Johnson PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Coast Guard Port Security Unit (PSU) 305 service members are scheduled to return home Thursday following a 9-month deployment to Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, where the unit served as the Maritime Security Detachment (MARSECDET) in...

Coast Guard Port Security Unit 313 returns home after 9-month deployment

Coast Guard Port Security Unit 313 returns home after 9-month deployment
Family and friends greet members of PSU 313 on their return from extended deployment, January 27, 2022.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ryan Tippets. Everett, Wash. – Members from Coast Guard Port Security Unit 313 returned to Everett, Washington, Thursday following a nine-month deployment to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. During the deployment, unit operations focused on seaward security,...

Coast Guard Port Security Unit returns home after 9-month deployment to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba

Coast Guard Port Security Unit returns home after 9-month deployment to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba
A Coast Guardsmen, who is assigned to Port Security Unit 309, hugs his family upon arrival on July 29, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Emaia Rise PORT CLINTON, Ohio – Members from Coast Guard Port Security Unit 309 returned to Port Clinton, Saturday, July 29, following a nine-month deployment to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. During their...

Coast Guard Port Security Unit 309 Deployed to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba

Coast Guard Port Security Unit 309 Deployed to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba
Members from Coast Guard Port Security Unit 309 board a plane at Mansfield Lahn Air National Guard Base in Mansfield, Ohio, Oct. 25, 2017. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Lauren Steenson). PORT CLINTON, Ohio – Service members from Coast Guard Port Security Unit 309, based in Port Clinton, deployed Oct. 25 from Mansfield Lahm Air National Guard Base to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, in support...

Coast Guard interdicts 71 Cuban migrants

MIAMI — The Coast Guard interdicted 71 Cuban migrants at sea during five separate incidents since April 4, 66 of whom were repatriated over the past five days to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba. Five Cuban migrants were transferred to Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, for further processing. For more information on how to legally immigrate to the United States, call U.S. Citizenship and Immigration...

Coast Guard Cutter Confidence returns home from successful counter narcotics patrol

PORT CANAVERAL, Fla. — The Coast Guard Cutter Confidence returned to homeport in Port Canaveral Sunday morning after a 60-day patrol in the Caribbean Sea. The crew of the cutter Confidence departed Port Canaveral Jan. 21 to conduct a homeland security, law enforcement, and counter narcotics patrol. While underway, Confidence crewmembers were involved in two high speed chases of go-fast vessels suspected...

Coast Guard interdicts 4,000 pounds of cocaine, 940 pounds of marijuana from 2 go-fast vessels

MIAMI — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Dallas, homeported in Charleston, S.C., interdicted approximately 4,000 pounds of cocaine and 940 pounds of marijuana during two separate cases while patrolling the Caribbean Sea. While conducting a patrol, Dallas crewmembers located a 40-foot go-fast vessel north of Hobbies Cays, Honduras, Dec. 22. Dallas crewmembers witnessed personnel aboard the go-fast...

Coast Guard interdicts 12 Cuban migrants, repatriates 11

MIAMI – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Key Biscayne repatriated 11 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, Thursday. Crewmembers from the cruise ship Navigator of the Seas located a rustic vessel in danger of sinking with 12 Cuban migrants aboard south of Key West, Fla., Sunday. The 12 Cuban migrants were brought aboard the cruise ship and further transferred to the Coast Guard Cutter...