Coast Guard law enforcement team particpates in joint US/Mexican excercise and rescue

MIAMI – The Miami-based U.S. Coast Guard Tactical Law Enforcement Team (TACLET) South concluded its participation in support 2011 Gulf of Mexico (GOMEX) Quick Draw evolution, June 24, 2011. GOMEX was designed to test a Coast Guard, Navy and Mexican Navy response time to a security or Maritime Homeland Defense threat. During the two-week exercise, the TACLET South Law Enforcement Detachment (LEDET),...

Honoring a Fallen Hero

Petty Officer Nathan (Nate) Bruckenthal July 17, 1979 - April 24, 2004 On Saturday, April 24, 2004, Petty Officer Third Class Nathan Bruckenthal of the U.S. Coast Guard was killed by a suicide bomber while conducting a security patrol in the northern Persian Gulf. In this video, Petty Officer First Class Joe Ruggiero, who was with Bruckenthal during the attack, describes what happened that day....

Video – Honoring a Fallen Hero

MIAMI — On Saturday, April 24, 2004, DC3 Nathan Bruckenthal of the U.S. Coast Guard was killed by a suicide bomber while conducting a security patrol in the northern Persian Gulf. BM1 Joe Ruggiero, who was with Bruckenthal during the attack, describes what happened that day.