Nov. 13, 2017
USS Zephyr successfully completes 4th Fleet patrol
Cyclone-class coastal patrol ship USS Zephyr (PC 8) will return from a 76 day patrol in the U.S. 4th Fleet area of operations Nov. 10.
USS Zephyr conducts counternarcotics operations
CARIBBEAN SEA (NNS) -- Coastal patrol ship USS Zephyr (PC 8) intercepted a small boat carrying 35 bales, approximately 700-1,050 kg, of cocaine, while on patrol in the Caribbean Sea, Oct. 29.
Aug. 8, 2017
Coast Guard offloads more than 3 tons of cocaine in Port Everglades
MIAMI — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba offloaded approximately 3.1 tons of cocaine Monday in Port Everglades worth an estimated $85 million in wholesale value seized in international waters off the Eastern Pacific Ocean.
June 2, 2017
Coast Guard Cutter Diligence crew returns to Wilmington after interdicting 375 kilos of cocaine
The Diligence crew was deployed in support of Joint Interagency Task Force-South (JIATF-South) and performed several Coast Guard missions, including counter drug operations and deterrence of illegal immigration.
May 20, 2017
Coast Guard offloads more than 18 tons of cocaine in Port Everglades
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton offloaded approximately 18.5 tons (16,856 kilograms) of cocaine Thursday in Port Everglades worth an estimated $498 million wholesale seized in international waters off the Eastern Pacific Ocean.
May 11, 2017
USS Zephyr returns home following counterdrug patrol in Latin America, Caribbean
MAYPORT, Fla. (NNS) -- The Cyclone-class patrol costal ship USS Zephyr (PC 8) and its embarked U.S. Coast Guard Law Enforcement Detachment (LEDET) returned to its homeport in Mayport, Florida, May 10, following a 56 day patrol in the 4th fleet area of operations conducting Operation Martillo.
April 29, 2017
USS Zephyr-US Coast Guard Team Seize $22.5 Million Worth of Cocaine
The Cyclone-class patrol coastal ship USS Zephyr (PC 8), its embarked U.S. Coast Guard Law Enforcement Detachment (LEDET) personnel and coalition forces intercepted an immense amount of contraband while on patrol conducting Operation Martillo in the U.S. 4th Fleet area of operations April 19.
April 6, 2017
Southcom Chief: Command Focuses on Countering Threat Networks
Navy Adm. Kurt W. Tidd, the commander of U.S. Southern Command, discussed issues from countering international threat networks to providing better barracks for service members assigned at Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, during a Pentagon news conference.
April 3, 2017
Coast Guard Cutter James crew returns home following 60-day inaugural patrol, seizes more than five tons of cocaine
During its maiden voyage, James’ crew contributed to the interdiction of 12 drug-smuggling vessels, detainment and subsequent arrest of 22 suspected drug smugglers and were responsible for the seizure of more than five tons of cocaine bound for the United States.
Coast Guard offloads approximately 12,000 lbs of cocaine from Eastern Pacific interdictions
The crew of the U.S. Coast Guard cutter Stratton offloaded approximately six tons of cocaine in San Diego, March 31.