Coast Guard Cutter Harriet Lane returns home

Coast Guard Cutter Harriet Lane returns home
Coast Guard Cutter Harriet Lane file photo. PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard Cutter Harriet Lane (WMEC 903) returned to its homeport in Portsmouth, after a 56-day patrol in the Caribbean Sea and Eastern Pacific Ocean. Harriet Lane’s patrol began with a week-long intensive training period to evaluate the readiness of the cutter and the crew. After conducting storm avoidance for hurricane Isaias,...

Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton offloads cocaine, marijuana

Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton offloads cocaine, marijuana
Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton crew members offload approximately 11,500 pounds of cocaine and approximately 17,000 pounds of marijuana, Aug. 27, 2020, Port Everglades, Florida. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brandon Murray) MIAMI —The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton offloaded approximately 11,500 pounds of cocaine and approximately 17,000 pounds of marijuana, Thursday, worth...

MSST Miami advanced interdiction team returns home from counter-piracy deployment and drug bust

MSST Miami advanced interdiction team returns home from counter-piracy deployment and drug bust
MIAMI – An advanced interdiction team from Maritime Safety and Security Team Miami returned home, today, from a four-month counter-piracy deployment to the Middle East including a seizure of 1,200 pounds of hashish. “I’m very proud of the our Advanced Interdiction Team,” said LCDR Bryan Clampitt, MSST Miami’s commanding officer. “The seizure of hashish in the Gulf of...

Coast Guard medevacs Navy sailor from USS Nitze

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The Coast Guard transported a sailor to the Naval Medical Center Portsmouth Wednesday from the ship 31 miles east of Cape Charles.