“Coxswains operate in crazy conditions all over the world,” said Petty Officer 2nd Class Andrew Mozley. “Being a coxswain has given me a great appreciation for the teamwork every person puts in to complete the mission.”
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As our service celebrated its 224th birthday yesterday, five servicemembers received a surprise phone call, and one a surprise visit, from the Coast Guard’s most senior leaders. Commandant of the Coast Guard Adm. Paul Zukunft and Vice Commandant of the Coast Guard Vice Adm. Peter Neffenger each recognized three servicemembers who exemplify excellence in mission execution and support at their respective units.
Coast Guard Cutter Key Biscayne is a 110-foot patrol boat based out of Key West, Fla., tasked with patrolling one of the Coast Guard’s most challenging operational areas – the Florida Straits. On any given day, Key Biscayne may be required to conduct a variety of missions including protecting living marine resource, enforcing recreational boating safety laws, responding to maritime distress, or interdicting migrants attempting to illegally enter the United States.
The pictures for this year’s Coast Guard Photo Contest are in and the results are impressive! Everyday, Guardians around the world capture remarkable photographs of the Coast Guard in action. From homeland security patrols to routine training missions and arctic operations, Coast Guard men and women are there, witnessing and capturing the work of America’s
Guardians intercepted four Cuban migrants and a suspected smuggler yesterday. The migrants were traveling in a 19-foot boat 70 miles south of Key West when they were interdicted by the crew from the 110-foot Coast Guard Cutter Key Biscayne. The migrants were returned to Cuba and the smuggler was handed over to Customs and Border Patrol agents. Story here