Coast Guard Cutter Diligence returns to homeport after 47-day Caribbean Sea patrol

PENSACOLA, Fla. — The crew of Coast Guard Cutter (USCGC) Diligence​ returned to homeport in Pensacola Friday after a 47-day Caribbean Sea patrol. USCGC Diligence performed counter-drug operations in support of the U.S. Government’s Joint Interagency Task Force–South, which conducts detection and monitoring operations in the Caribbean to facilitate the interdiction of illicit trafficking in support of Leer másCoast Guard Cutter Diligence returns to homeport after 47-day Caribbean Sea patrol[…]

Coast Guard HITRON provides humanitarian assistance to Honduras after Hurricane Eta

PUERTO LEMPIRA, Honduras — A Coast Guard Helicopter Tactical Squadron (HITRON) MH-65 Dolphin aircrew forward deployed aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Seneca (WMEC-906) provided humanitarian assistance, Friday, to Honduran villages after Hurricane Eta impacted the country. The HITRON aircrew and Seneca crew medevaced multiple people and redistributed relief aid across the hurricane impacted area as Leer másCoast Guard HITRON provides humanitarian assistance to Honduras after Hurricane Eta[…]

USCGC Decisive returns home after interdicting $20.3 million in drugs

NEW ORLEANS —​ The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Decisive (USCGC Decisive, WMEC-210) returned to their homeport of Pensacola Nov. 3, after completing a 40-day counter-drug patrol in the Eastern Pacific Ocean and offloading $20.3 million worth of drugs (cocaine and marijuana) in southern Florida.​ The crew began their deployment in late September, partnering with Leer másUSCGC Decisive returns home after interdicting $20.3 million in drugs[…]

Coast Guard medevac 34-year-old fisherman near Raccoon Island, Bahamas

MIAMI​ — A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew medevac a 34-year-old fisherman from the fishing vessel, Chin, near Raccoon Island, Bahamas, Monday. The Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter is encounted deployed in support of Operations Bahamas, Turks and Caicos (OPBAT), the aircrew responded to emergency and launched to the vessel coordenades. Over the fishing Leer másCoast Guard medevac 34-year-old fisherman near Raccoon Island, Bahamas[…]

USCGC Dauntless net 59 million dollars in cocaine during 56-day patrol

NEW ORLEANS —​ The Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless returned to their homeport of Pensacola, Florida, after a 56-day patrol where the cutter and crew interdicted and seized more than 59 million dollars in cocaine.​ ​ In late August, the USCGC Dauntless crew responded in support of Hurricane Laura relief efforts as an offshore search and rescue Leer másUSCGC Dauntless net 59 million dollars in cocaine during 56-day patrol[…]

Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast crew offloads more than $67 million of cocaine in San Diego

SAN DIEGO — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast (WMEC-623) offloaded approximately 3,905 pounds of suspected cocaine in San Diego, Thursday. The drugs, worth an estimated $67 million, were seized in international waters of the Eastern Pacific Ocean and represent two suspected drug smuggling vessel interdictions off the coasts of Mexico, Central and South America Leer másCoast Guard Cutter Steadfast crew offloads more than $67 million of cocaine in San Diego[…]

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