USCGC CAMPBELL transited south along the west coast of Greenland overnight with the HDMS KNUD RASMUSSEN and rendezvoused in a position just offshore of Evighedsfjorden (Eternity Fjord). CAMPBELL received KNUD's Executive Officer, Commander Bo Ougaard, on board to serve as ice pilot and provide local knowledge to assist CAMPBELL in safely entering and transiting Evighedsfjorden. Once inside Eternity Fjord, CAMPBELL launched her MH-65 Dolphin aircraft and proceeded up the fjord to the head where the glacier begins.
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U.S. Coast Guard cutter conducts joint training with Royal Danish Navy along the west coast of Greenland

USCGC CAMPBELL transited south along the west coast of Greenland overnight with the HDMS KNUD RASMUSSEN and rendezvoused in a position just offshore of Evighedsfjorden (Eternity Fjord). CAMPBELL received KNUD’s Executive Officer, Commander Bo Ougaard, on board to serve as ice pilot and provide local knowledge to assist CAMPBELL in safely entering and transiting Evighedsfjorden. Once inside Eternity Fjord, CAMPBELL [Read More …]

The Coast Guard Cutter Richard Etheridge (WPC-1102) interdicts an illegal voyage of 34 migrants aboard a 30-foot makeshift boat in Mona Passage waters off the west coast of Puerto Rico July 16, 2020. The cutter Richard Etheridge repatriated the migrants July 17, 2020 to a Dominican Republic Navy vessel, along with 24 other migrants from two other illegal voyages that were interdicted by Puerto Rico Police and Customs and Border Protection marine units just off Desecheo Island and Aguada, Puerto Rico. (U.S. Coast Guard photo).
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Coast Guard repatriates 58 migrants to the Dominican Republic, following the interdiction of 3 illegal voyages in the Mona Passage

The Coast Guard Cutter Richard Etheridge (WPC-1102) interdicts an illegal voyage of 34 migrants aboard a 30-foot makeshift boat in Mona Passage waters off the west coast of Puerto Rico July 16, 2020. The cutter Richard Etheridge repatriated the migrants July 17, 2020 to a Dominican Republic Navy vessel, along with 24 other migrants from two other illegal voyages that [Read More …]

Petty Officer 1st Class Cory Sumner, a maritime enforcement specialist, and his partner Feco, an explosive detection canine, from Marine Safety and Security Team 91105 in Alameda, California, are hoisted into a HH-60 Pave Hawk at Moffet Air National Guard Base in Mountain View, California, June 15, 2020. The California Air National Guard 129th Rescue Wing hosted joint training with the Coast Guard and other law enforcement agencies to practice counter drug operations. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jordan Akiyama)
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Hoist Operations at Moffet Air National Guard Base

Petty Officer 1st Class Cory Sumner, a maritime enforcement specialist, and his partner Feco, an explosive detection canine, from Marine Safety and Security Team 91105 in Alameda, California, are hoisted into a HH-60 Pave Hawk at Moffet Air National Guard Base in Mountain View, California, June 15, 2020. The California Air National Guard 129th Rescue Wing hosted joint training with [Read More …]

The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Waesche (WMSL 751) transits across the Pacific Ocean as the sun sets during the cutter’s counterdrug patrol, March 12, 2020. Waesche is deployed to the U.S. Southern Command area of responsibility to support Joint Interagency Task Force South’s mission, which includes counter illicit drug trafficking in the Caribbean and Eastern Pacific. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Dave Horning.
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Coast Guard Cutter Waesche conducts counterdrug operations in the Eastern Pacific Ocean

The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Waesche (WMSL 751) transits across the Pacific Ocean as the sun sets during the cutter’s counterdrug patrol, March 12, 2020. Waesche is deployed to the U.S. Southern Command area of responsibility to support Joint Interagency Task Force South’s mission, which includes counter illicit drug trafficking in the Caribbean and Eastern Pacific. U.S. Coast Guard photo [Read More …]

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying NASA astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken in the Crew Dragon spacecraft launches from Launch Complex 39A at Kennedy Space Center, May 30, 2020, in Cape Canaveral, Florida. Coast Guard units and crews supported the launch by enforcing safety and security zones during the rocket’s launch in order to protect members of the public, vessels, harbors, ports and waterfront facilities. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Mason Cambridge)
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Coast Guard supports historic SpaceX-Demo 2 launch

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying NASA astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken in the Crew Dragon spacecraft launches from Launch Complex 39A at Kennedy Space Center, May 30, 2020, in Cape Canaveral, Florida. Coast Guard units and crews supported the launch by enforcing safety and security zones during the rocket’s launch in order to protect members of the public, [Read More …]