Coast Guard Cutter Venturous returns home after 62-day patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Venturous returns home after 62-day patrol
The Coast Guard Cutter Venturous returns to it’s homeport in St. Petersburg, Florida, (U.S. Coast Guard file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ashley J. Johnson.) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Venturous (WMEC-625) returned home to St. Petersburg, Thursday following a 62-day patrol in the Caribbean Sea. Venturous’ crew spent the first three weeks of the patrol...

Coast Guard Cutter Valiant crew returns home following 9-week counter-drug patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Valiant crew returns home following 9-week counter-drug patrol
Coast Guard Cutter Valiant file photo photo JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Valiant returned home Monday to Naval Station Mayport following a nine-week counter-drug patrol in the Eastern Pacific. The Coast Guard Cutter Valiant crew patrolled over 14,000 nautical miles in the Eastern Pacific in support of Joint Interagency Task Force South (JIATF-S). While on patrol, the crew...

Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville holds change of command ceremony

Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville holds change of command ceremony
Capt. Todd Wiemers, left, transfers command of Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville to Capt. Mark Vlaun, right, Tuesday, May 14, 2019, during the unit’s change of command ceremony.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Dickinson) JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Capt. Mark Vlaun relieved Capt. Todd Wiemers as the commander of Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville, Tuesday during a change of command...

Coast Guard Cutter Valiant crew returns home following 6-week counter-drug patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Valiant crew returns home following 6-week counter-drug patrol
A Coast Guard Cutter Valiant crew member embraces his child Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018, as he returns home to Naval Station Mayport, Florida.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Dickinson) JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Valiant returned home Wednesday to Naval Station Mayport following a six-week counter-drug patrol in the Caribbean Sea. Coast Guard Cutter...

Coast Guard Cutter Resolute returns home after 71-day deployment

Coast Guard Cutter Resolute returns home after 71-day deployment
A Jamaica Defence Force coast guard ship and the Dutch Caribbean Coast Guard cutter Jaguar depart from Kingston Jamaica behind the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Resolute, March 20, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Ensign Sarah Ritchie) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Resolute returned home Saturday to St. Petersburg following a 71-day deployment. While on deployment, the Resolute...

Coast Guard Cutter Valiant crew returns from Caribbean patrol, hurricane response

Coast Guard Cutter Valiant crew returns from Caribbean patrol, hurricane response
A Coast Guard Cutter Valiant crew member offloads a bale of cocaine at Station Fort Lauderdale, Sept. 27, 2017.  Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brandon Murray. JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Valiant returned home to Naval Station Mayport Friday after completing a multi-mission patrol, including responding to Hurricanes Irma and Maria. During their two-month deployment,...

Coast Guard Cutter Venturous returns to homeport after successful patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Venturous returns to homeport after successful patrol
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Venturous, a 210-foot Reliance class cutter homeported in St. Petersburg, returned Saturday, July 1, 2017. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Michael De Nyse) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard Cutter Venturous crew returned Saturday following a 60-day training and law enforcement patrol in the mid-Atlantic Ocean in support of Operation Ocean...

Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville conducts change of command ceremony

Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville conducts change of command ceremony
Capt. Jeffrey Dixon, left, transfers command of Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville to Capt. Todd Wiemers, right, Friday, April 21, 2017, during the unit’s change of command ceremony at Naval Station Mayport, Florida. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Anthony L. Soto JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The crew of Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville conducted a change of command ceremony Friday at Naval...

Wilmington welcomes home Coast Guard Cutter Diligence

Wilmington welcomes home Coast Guard Cutter Diligence
The Coast Guard Cutter Diligence transits through the Florida Straights near Key West, Florida, May 31, 2016. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) WILMINGTON, N.C. – Families, friends and well-wishers welcomed home the Coast Guard Cutter Diligence crew in Wilmington, North Carolina, June 21, 2016 following a 53-day patrol, which included 21 days at Naval Station Mayport, Florida, for tailored ship’s training...