Coast Guard and Navy team up to Fight for Fish

By Petty Officer 3rd Class Michael De Nyse In battle, on the high seas and along America’s shoreline, the U.S. Coast Guard and Navy have a long tradition of working hand-in-hand on common missions, such as law enforcement, national defense, and search and rescue. This cooperation was enhanced recently when the two sea services joined forces in June on one of the Coast Guard’s oldest missions, the...

Coast Guard, Navy to provide joint presence in Western and Central Pacific Ocean

HONOLULU — The U.S. Coast Guard and Navy are combining efforts to monitor and deter illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing in the Central and Western Pacific.

Joint operations take a big leap

by Petty Officer 3rd Class Luke Clayton, U.S. Coast Guard Honolulu – Perched at the edge of a U.S. Marine Corps helicopter, the U.S. Coast Guard Vertical Insertion Team Members (VITM) wait for the signal. They see the deck of the U.S. Navy’s USS Crommelin rolling in the waves 70 feet below. There’s the signal. A tap on the shoulder. It’s time to jump. googletag.cmd.push(function()...