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USS Lassen, Embarked Coast Guard Team Recover Illegal Drugs in Caribbean
CARIBBEAN SEA -The Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Lassen (DDG 82) with embarked U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Law Enforcement Detachment (LEDET) teams conducts enhanced counter narcotics operations, May 2. The Lassen and the embarked LEDET recovered a total of 65 packages of marijuana, totaling more than 3,500 pounds. Lassen 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. Navy photo by Intelligence Specialist Chief Petty Officer Steven Martel/Released)

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Photo by: Intelligence Specialist Chief Petty Officer Steven Martel |  VIRIN: 200502-N-N3764-002.JPG