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Coast Guard Signs for Newest Fast Response Cutter

MIAMI — The Coast Guard signed for the newest Coast Guard Fast-Response Cutter, Terrell Horne, Thursday during a signing ceremony in Key West, Florida, the Coast Guard 7th District said in an Oct. 26 release. Lt. John Beal, commanding officer…

Polar Star Returns Home After Six Months in Dry Dock

SEATTLE — The Coast Guard cutter Polar Star arrived home Oct. 17 following a six-month maintenance period at Mare Island Dry Dock in Vallejo, California, the Coast Guard Pacific Area said in a release. The 42-year-old icebreaker received extensive repairs…

Legare Returns to Virginia After Rescue Missions Off the East Coast

PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Legare returned home to Coast Guard Base Portsmouth Oct. 15 following a 12-week patrol in the North Atlantic, providing search-and-rescue capability and living marine resource protection, the 5th Coast Guard District…

Alert Returns Home Following Counterdrug Patrol

ASTORIA, Ore. — U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Alert returned home Oct. 13 following a 50-day counterdrug patrol to the Eastern Pacific Ocean, the Coast Guard Pacific Area said in an Oct. 15 release. The 75-member crew aboard Alert conducted multiple…

Cutter Heriberto Hernandez Repatriates 12 Dominican Migrants

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez repatriated 12 Dominicans and returned two Haitians to Dominican authorities Oct. 14, following the interdiction of a migrant vessel Oct. 11 in waters just off Mona…