Coast Guard crew offloads more than 26,000 pounds of cocaine

Coast Guard crew offloads more than 26,000 pounds of cocaine
Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf crewmembers inspect a low-profile semi-submersible in international waters of the Eastern Pacific Ocean Aug. 14, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN DIEGO — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf (WMSL-750) offloaded more than 26,000 pounds of seized cocaine and marijuana in San Diego, Thursday. The drugs, worth an estimated $390 million, were seized in international...

USS Kidd, Coast Guard LEDET 401 seize $6 million in cocaine in the Caribbean Sea

USS Kidd, Coast Guard LEDET 401 seize $6 million in cocaine in the Caribbean Sea
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Resolute offloads 225 kilograms of cocaine and at Sector San San Juan Aug. 29, 2020. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard, Navy and U.S. law enforcement partners seized 225 kilograms of cocaine and apprehended three suspected smugglers following the interdiction of a drug smuggling go-fast in the Caribbean Sea, Monday. Two suspected smugglers are Dominican Republic...

Coast Guard medevacs Navy sailor off of U.S.S. Kidd in Straits of Juan de Fuca

Coast Guard medevacs Navy sailor off of U.S.S. Kidd in Straits of Juan de Fuca
Lt. Joe Brewan, the supply officer and the helicopter control tower operator aboard the U.S.S. Kidd, watches a Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter, from Air Station Port Angeles land on the bow of the ship in order to conduct a medevac of a sick Navy sailor, March 4, 2018. U.S. Navy photo by Ensign Selby Arnold. PORT ANGELES, Wash. — The Coast Guard conducted a medical evacuation of a sick Navy...

Coast Guard, Navy partner in Oceania Maritime Security Initiative

Coast Guard, Navy partner in Oceania Maritime Security Initiative
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and Navy completed a joint mission in the Central and South Pacific under a new agreement between the services to enforce fisheries laws and enhance regional security Jan. 7 to Feb. 2. The partnership supports the Oceania Maritime Security Initiative, a Secretary of Defense program, which leverages Department of Defense assets transiting the region to increase the Coast...

USS Kidd Completes OMSI with Coast Guard

USS Kidd Completes OMSI with Coast Guard
From USS Kidd Public Affairs WESTERN PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) — The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Kidd (DDG 100) participated in an Oceania Maritime Security Initiative (OMSI) with U.S. Coast Guard’s 14th District, Jan. 7 – Feb. 2, in the Western Pacific Ocean. “OMSI is aimed to diminish transnational illegal activity and enhance regional security and interoperability,”...