Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen, Royal Netherlands Navy rescue 4 boaters

Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen, Royal Netherlands Navy rescue 4 boaters
The aircrew of Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen MH-65 Dolphin helicopter and a Royal Netherlands Navy helicopter rescue swimmer take a photo with the four survivors of a capsized vessel, after they were rescued earlier 45 miles south of Vieques, Puerto Rico July 14, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – A Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen helicopter aircrew and a Royal Netherlands...

Coast Guard members receive the Humanitarian Service Medal from the Netherlands

Coast Guard members receive the Humanitarian Service Medal from the Netherlands
The U.S. Coast Guard Tactical Law Enforcement Team South crewmembers were awarded Thursday Mar. 7, 2019 with the Humanitarian Service Medal for their relief efforts during Hurricane Irma on 2017.  (Coast Guard photo by Seaman Erik Villa Rodriguez) MIAMI — A Dutch delegation visited Coast Guard Air Station Miami Thursday on behalf of the Minister of Defense of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to present...

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 offloads nearly 2 tons of cocaine in St. Petersburg

Coast Guard offloads nearly 2 tons of cocaine in St. Petersburg
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Tampa, a 270-foot Medium Endurance Cutter based out of Portsmouth, Va., offloads nearly two tons of cocaine Friday, Feb. 2, 2018, in St. Petersburg, Florida. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Michael De Nyse) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Tampa offloaded nearly two tons of cocaine Friday in St. Petersburg that was seized...

Coast Guard offloads $56 million of cocaine in St. Petersburg

Coast Guard offloads $56 million of cocaine in St. Petersburg
Crew members from Coast Guard Cutter Tarpon, an 87-foot Coast Patrol Boat offload 1,735 kilograms of cocaine and transfer custody of eight suspected drug smugglers Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg, Florida.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Fireman Kelly Clark) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Tarpon offloaded approximately 1,735 kilograms of cocaine...

Coast Guard Cutter Thetis supports disaster response efforts in Les Cayes, Haiti

Coast Guard Cutter Thetis supports disaster response efforts in Les Cayes, Haiti
Coast Guard Cutter Thetis crewmembers assist the Royal Netherlands Navy HNLMS Holland crew, Dutch Marines and Red Cross members October 12, 2016, to load supplies for the World Food Program at the Haitian Coast Guard station in Les Cayes. (Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard Cutter Thetis supported disaster response efforts Wednesday in Les Cayes, Haiti. Cutter Thetis crewmembers assisted...

Royal Netherlands Navy and U.S. Coast Guard seize 13,000 pounds of marijuana and 12 smugglers

Royal Netherlands Navy and U.S. Coast Guard seize 13,000 pounds of marijuana and 12 smugglers
Thirteen thousand pounds of marijuana inside the cargo freighter Caribbean Soul were offloaded in Ponce, Puerto Rico, May 17, 2015. (U.S. Coast Guard photo). SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard, the Royal Netherlands Navy and U.S. law enforcement partner agencies seized 13,000 pounds of marijuana, a cargo freighter and apprehended 12 smugglers, during an at-sea interdiction May 13, 2015 in the...

Coast Guard Cutter Confidence returns to homeport

Coast Guard Cutter Confidence returns to homeport
PORT CANAVERAL, Fla. — The crew aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Confidence returned to homeport Saturday after a 54-day deployment in the western and central Caribbean. The crew departed Port Canaveral, Fla., Jan. 20 to conduct a homeland security, law enforcement and drug interdiction patrol in support of Operation Martillo. During the trip, Confidence crewmembers also participated in a professional...

Coast Guard Cutter Gallatin returns home after eventful 100-day patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Gallatin returns home after eventful 100-day patrol
CHARLESTON, S.C. – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Gallatin returned to homeport on Sunday June 9 following a successful 3 ½ month patrol in counter-drug missions, search and rescue, maritime exercises and community outreach. The Gallatin’s counterdrug operations for this patrol resulted in the collective seizure of more than 2,200 lbs. of cocaine and 3,500 lbs. of marijuana, worth approximately...