The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Bear offloaded approximately 14,000 pounds of marijuana worth an estimated $12.5 million wholesale and 3,660 pounds of cocaine worth an estimated $50 million wholesale Thursday at Port Everglades seized in international waters in the Eastern Pacific Ocean.
The U.S. Coast Guard has been involved in every U.S. military war since its inception as the legacy Revenue Cutter Service in 1790. In April 1861, it was Revenue Cutter Harriet Lane who fired the first naval shot of the Civil War while guarding the Charleston Harbor.
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Cochito (WPB 87329) rescued six people from the water after their boat was taking on water 25 miles west of Sunny Isles.
The Coast Guard interdicted 10 migrants Monday 20 miles south of Matecumbe Key attempting to illegally enter the United States.
The Coast Guard interdicted two suspected smugglers and approximately 132 pounds of cocaine Thursday 5 miles east of Haulover Inlet.
The Coast Guard Cutter Valiant crew returned home to awaiting family and friends Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019, at Naval Station Mayport, Florida.
The Coast Guard rescued four mariners Saturday from a vessel taking on water approximately 1 mile east of Cutler Bay.
The Coast Guard Cutter Bernard C. Webber (WPC-1101) crew interdicted a boat with six people, which included four people who did not have current U.S visas attempting to illegally enter the United States, near Sunny Isles, Saturday.
The Coast Guard interdicted 66 migrants in the last 72-hours in five separate events near Puerto Rico. The Coast Guard, and federal and Commonwealth of Puerto Rico law enforcement partners have interdicted more than 380 migrants and stopped several narcotics smuggling attempts since October of 2018.
The Coast Guard rescued three boaters Thursday who capsized 4 miles west of Crystal River. While searching for a 71-year-old missing boater, a Coast Guard boatcrew aboard a 27-foot Utility Boat-Medium (UT-M) from Coast Guard Station Yankeetown observed a flare Thursday at 3:32 a.m. near Crystal River.
The U.S. Coast Guard assisted the Haitian Coast Guard stop approximately 70 Haitian migrants Sunday approximately 26 miles north of Cap Haïtien, Haiti.
The Coast Guard is searching for two missing people Monday 46 miles east of Jupiter Inlet. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Miami received a notification from a good Samaritan vessel stating they were on scene with nine people in the water from a capsized 18-foot vessel.
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Thetis (WMEC-910) returned Wednesday to Key West after a 90-day patrol in support of Operations Southeast Watch and Unified Resolve in the Caribbean Sea in support of alien migrant interdiction operations.
The Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton crew returned to home Monday at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Charleston.
The Coast Guard rescued three boaters Saturday after their vessel capsized and partially sank in Mosquito Lagoon.
The Coast Guard returned 71 of 81 interdicted migrants to law enforcement authorities in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic over the weekend following multiple at sea interdictions off Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic.
The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Terrell Horne officially signed for the cutter during a signing ceremony in Key West, Florida, on Oct. 25.
U.S. Coast Guard crews medevaced an injured diver Tuesday 40 miles east of Ponce Inlet. The diver, a 37-year old man, was experiencing signs of decompression sickness.
Coast Guard crews continue response efforts along the path of Hurricane Michael, Friday.
The Coast Guard along Florida’s Gulf Coast reminds boaters to prepare Monday for Hurricane Michael. The Coast Guard asks boaters to take action now as hurricane winds, degraded sea conditions and rainfall can impact areas well ahead of the storm.