itCG-CGC Venturous offloads 107 bales of marijuana, two fatal maritime incidents

Coast Guard Cutter Venturous pulled into the Coast Guard base in Miami yesterday to offload 107 bales of marijuana weighing roughly 2,500 pounds and worth about $1.6 million. The cutter was on a routine patrol in the Caribbean last Thursday […]

itCG-CGC Dependable and crew honored, fishermen rescued, search for cruise ship passenger

Yesterday, Coast Guard Cutter Dependable and crew were honored for their achievements during a recent 52-day patrol in the eastern Caribbean where they recovered drugs, seized vessels and detained individuals suspected of drug trafficking. In a time-honored tradition, five decals […]

itCG-six rescued, two boat collision, ferry allision

CGC Sea Horse heard and responded to the initial distress call from a 28-foot boat taking on water about 30 miles off the coast of Elizabeth City, North Carolina, yesterday. Sea Horse monitored the situation as the vessel in distress […]

itCG-new CG station, CGC Legare’s in Africa, boat refloated, bridge allision, Guardians raise money

The new Coast Guard Station Marquette in Michigan was commissioned yesterday. The facility earned the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification for green buildings. The building uses geo-thermal energy for heating and cooling and runs on recycled wastewater. […]

Guardians of the Week – Coast Guard Station Wachapreague

This week, the Guardians of the Week come to us from the Sector Hampton Roads area of responsibility. We are honoring the members of the Coast Guard small boat Station Wachapreague for their dedication to duty during Operation Dry Water. […]

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