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Crew of Coast Guard Cutter Cypress draws crowds at New Orleans Fleet Week

The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Cypress cruises through the banks of the Mississippi River to participate in the 2018 New Orleans Fleet Week events. The crew enjoyed several morale events as well as hosted events and tours for the public. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. j.g. Lee Nelson.

The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Cypress represented the service as part of the 2018 New Orleans Fleet Week from April 20-23, 2018. This year’s event on the banks of the Mississippi River accompanied the city’s Tri-Centennial celebration and Tall Ship Festival.

Western Hemisphere Strategy in action: Helping Haiti rebuild 5 years later

Five years later, Haiti still has many challenges, but the U.S. Coast Guard continues to help the country move forward. The recently signed Western Hemisphere Strategy has once again put Haiti in the forefront and made the country a top priority.

Third time’s a charm: 7 tons of cocaine seized

Cocaine offload

Rear Adm. Bill Baumgartner, commander of the 7th Coast Guard District, congratulates the crew of Coast Guard Cutter Cypress during the contraband offload. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Michael De Nyse. While some claim 13 is an unlucky number, the crew of Coast Guard Cutter Mohawk would disagree. In just 13

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ADM Papp updates from the Gulf of Mexico

Admiral Robert Papp, Commandant of the Coast Guard, updates the media on the Coast Guard’s role in the Deepwater Horizon Response. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) Yesterday, Admiral Bob Papp, Commandant of the Coast Guard, spent the first of what will be three days touring Coast Guard operations in support of the Deepwater Horizon Response. It

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