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May 14, 2020

Disrupting Drug Traffickers - USS Tornado Completes Counter Drug Patrol

Cyclone-class patrol ship USS Tornado (PC 14) returned to Mayport, Florida, May 13, following a 68-day counter narcotics patrol in the U.S. 4th Fleet area of responsibility. Tornado contributed to Joint Interagency Task Force South’s disruption of more than 35,000 kilograms of cocaine and almost 4,000 pounds of marijuana. This led to keeping an estimated wholesale price of 716 million dollars’ worth of drugs off U.S. streets.

Feb. 6, 2020

Coast Guard, UK Royal Navy, U.S. Law Enforcement Seize Cocaine in the Caribbean Sea

The Coast Guard, United Kingdom Royal Navy and U.S. law enforcement partners seized 1,400 kilograms (3,086) pounds of cocaine and detained nine suspected smugglers following the interdiction of two separate drug smuggling events in the Caribbean Sea Jan. 24 and Jan. 30, 2020. The seized drug shipments are estimated to have a wholesale value of more than $46.2 million.

Feb. 4, 2020

USS Detroit Returns for Maiden Mid-Deployment Scheduled Maintenance

In order to swap out crews, USS Detroit (LCS 7) with embarked Gold crew, returned to her Mayport, Florida homeport Feb. 2. The scheduled, pierside pause comes in the midst of the Freedom-variant littoral combat ship’s maiden deployment. While inport, the Gold crew will rotate off following turnover with the Blue crew. The visit will also include a short maintenance period.

Nov. 14, 2019

Comfort Strengthens Partnership with Haiti Following Successful Medical Mission

The hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) departed Port-au-Prince, Haiti, following the completion of the ship’s twelfth and final medical mission in Central America, South America, and the Caribbean, Nov. 11.

Oct. 28, 2019

Comfort Arrives in Jamaica to Provide Medical Assistance

The hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) arrived in Kingston, Jamaica, for its eleventh medical mission stop in Central America, South America and the Caribbean, Oct. 25.

Oct. 24, 2019

Comfort Strengthens Partnership with Dominican Republic Following Successful Medical Mission

The hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) held its closing ceremony in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, symbolizing the completion of the hospital ship’s tenth medical mission in Central America, South America, and the Caribbean, Oct. 21.

Oct. 17, 2019

Comfort Arrives in Dominican Republic to Provide Medical Assistance

The hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) arrived in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, for its tenth medical mission stop in Central America, South America and the Caribbean, Oct. 14. While in Santo Domingo, U.S. service members and medical professionals will work alongside partner and host nation staff to provide much-needed medical assistance in communities with urgent health care needs and demonstrate the commitment to strengthen regional medical capacity.

Oct. 13, 2019

Comfort Strengthens Partnership with St. Kitts and Nevis Following Successful Medical Mission

The hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) departed St. Kitts and Nevis following the completion of the ship’s ninth medical mission in Central America, South America, and the Caribbean, Oct. 12.

Oct. 7, 2019

Comfort Arrives in St. Kitts and Nevis to Provide Medical Assistance

The hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) arrived in Basseterre, St. Kitts and Nevis, for its ninth medical mission stop in Central America, South America and the Caribbean, Oct. 3.

Sept. 27, 2019

Comfort Arrives in Saint Lucia to Provide Medical Assistance

The hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) arrived in Castries, Saint Lucia, for its eighth medical mission stop in Central America, South America and the Caribbean, Sept. 23.

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