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5th Fleet Bolstered by Arrival of Two Coast Guard Fast Response Cutters

MANAMA, Bahrain — U.S. Coast Guard Sentinel-class fast response cutters USCGC Charles Moulthrope (WPC 1141) and Robert Goldman (WPC 1142) arrived at their new homeport onboard Naval Support Activity Bahrain, May 25, the U.S. 5th Fleet Public Affairs said in a release.  The FRCs…

USCGC Hamilton Concludes Operations with U.S. Navy 6th Fleet

MEDITERRANEAN SEA — The Legend-class national security USCGC Hamilton (WMSL 753) transited out of the Mediterranean Sea, concluding the crew’s recent operations in the U.S. Navy 6th Fleet’s area of responsibility, May 24, 2021, the Coast Guard Atlantic Area said in…

U.S. Coast Guard Establishes UxS Cross Functional Working Group

A report from the National Academies of Sciences has recommended the U.S. Coast Guard “take a more strategic and accelerated approach to exploit the capabilities of existing and future unmanned systems,” and the Coast Guard agrees. The report, “Leveraging Unmanned Systems…

U.S. Coast Guard Academy Graduates 240 New Officers

NEW LONDON, Conn. — The U.S. Coast Guard Academy graduated 240 new officers along with seven international students with keynote speaker President Joseph R. Biden Jr. in attendance, May 19, 2021, the academy said.  The Class of 2021 consists of…

Coast Guard Repatriates 66 Migrants to the Dominican Republic

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley crew repatriated 66 migrants to the Dominican Republic May 18, following the interdiction of two illegal voyages in Mona Passage waters off Puerto Rico.  The interdicted migrants consisted of…

USCGC Hamilton Concludes Black Sea Operations

BLACK SEA — The Legend-class national security cutter USCGC Hamilton (WMSL 753) transited from the Black Sea to the Mediterranean Sea, concluding the crew’s recent Black Sea operations and engagements, May 14, 2021, the Coast Guard Atlantic Area said in…

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