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USCGC Hamilton returns home after 72-day patrol

CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Legend-class national security cutter USCGC Hamilton (WMSL 753) crew returned home Wednesday to Charleston after completing a 72-day patrol throughout the Eastern Pacific Ocean.​ The crew offloaded 26,250 pounds (11,907 kilograms) of cocaine and 3,700 pounds of marijuana worth $504 million Monday at Port Everglades.​ ​ ​ Hamilton’s crew interdicted five Leer másUSCGC Hamilton returns home after 72-day patrol[…]

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Coast Guard veteran Mike Swierc turns 100-year-old

Coast Guard story by Petty Officer 1st Class Corinne Zilnicki Nearly 80 years have passed since Mike Swierc vaulted over the side of a ship hundreds of yards off Utah Beach during the first wave of the D-Day invasion. But for Mr. Swierc, a 100-year-old Coast Guard veteran, the memories of those fateful days and Leer másCoast Guard veteran Mike Swierc turns 100-year-old[…]

Coast Guard HITRON history series: Captain Tony Tangeman (Retired)

In this HITRON history series, the USCG spoke with Tony Tangeman (retired Captain). He was the chief of law enforcement for the Coast Guard and the project manager for the proof of concept team that determined the use helicopters to stop the fast vessels dedicated to narcotics smuggling. This project led to the formation of Leer másCoast Guard HITRON history series: Captain Tony Tangeman (Retired)[…]

Coast Guard seizes 7.5 dollar million in cocaine, Caribbean Sea

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard seized 250 kilograms of cocaine in the Caribbean Sea, with an estimated wholesale value of 7.5 million dollar. The USCGC Reef Shark transferred custody of two smugglers and offloaded the drug at Coast Guard Base San Juan Saturday, following USCGC Kathleen Moore’s interdiction of a go-fast smuggling Leer másCoast Guard seizes 7.5 dollar million in cocaine, Caribbean Sea[…]

Coast Guard MH-60T aircrew rescue fisherman 57 nm off Westport, WA

GRAYS HARBOR, Wash.​ —​ A Coast Guard MH-60T Jayhawk aircrew rescue a man (medevac) who was experiencing distressed medical symptoms from a charter fishing vessel​ Thursday, approximately 57 nautical miles off Westport. At 11:46 a.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Columbia River received the initial distress call via VHF-FM radio on channel 16. The​ crew of the 51-foot vessel Ranger Leer másCoast Guard MH-60T aircrew rescue fisherman 57 nm off Westport, WA[…]

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