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[…]

A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk aircrew rescue a man in Union Bay, Alaska

KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk aircrew rescue a 70-year-old man from the waters of Union Bay, Alaska, northwest of Meyers Chuck, Sunday. A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew hoisted the man, who was in the water clinging to a piece of debris.​ and took him to awaiting emergency Leer másA Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk aircrew rescue a man in Union Bay, Alaska[…]

Coast Guard concludes Operation Arctic Shield 2020

JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard concluded its annual Arctic Shield operations​ Sunday with the seasonal closure of its Forward Operating Location in Kotzebue, Alaska. Air Station Kodiak aircrews and two MH-60 Jayhawk helicopters​ were forward deployed to Kotzebue to provide better response times and coverage to remote regions of Alaska during increased summer boating Leer másCoast Guard concludes Operation Arctic Shield 2020[…]

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[…]

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