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Adm. Papp discusses cutter topics at Surface Navy Association’s Symposium

ships in a row

Addressing a crowd, including both Coast Guard cuttermen and Navy surface warfare officers, the Commandant described how maritime countries have shown an increasing emphasis on a “maritime governance” approach using law enforcement authorities in contrast to the traditional Mahanian “control of the sea” approach to ensure safety, security and prosperity.

Hamilton & Chase retire from the fleet

Decommissioning ceremony

The crew and officers of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Chase line up at attention during the cutter’s final commissioned moments. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Sondra-Kay Kneen-Rivera. Two stalwarts of the Coast Guard’s fleet of cutters, Hamilton and Chase, were decommissioned earlier this week after leaving an indelible mark in

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CGC Midgett returns from international patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Midgett. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Allyson E.T. Conroy.

Coast Guard Cutter Midgett interdicts a 35-foot self-propelled semi-submersible vessel (SPSS) carrying approximately 6,000 kilograms of cocaine 335-miles off the coast of Costa Rica. U.S. Coast Guard photo. Coast Guard Cutter Midgett recently returned from an international patrol which saw the cutter intercept a drug sub carrying approximately 6,000 kilograms, or more than 13,000 pounds,

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