Partnerships

Working at Sea to Take Drugs off the Street

Oct. 11, 2018 | BY Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Jennifer Lebron

The crews of three U.S. Coast Guard cutters brought more than 11 tons of seized cocaine to San Diego last week. The drugs were taken by smugglers off the coasts of Mexico, Central and South America.



YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick M. Shanahan and Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. John L. Canley - Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick M. Shanahan inducts Medal of Honor recipient and retired Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. John L. Canley into the Hall of Heroes during a ceremony at the Pentagon, Oct. 18, 2018.

Service members from several countries hike through the snow. - U.S. and Norwegian explosive ordnance disposal teams participate in a cold-weather endurance ruck march during Exercise Arctic Specialist 2017 in austere environments in Ramsund, Norway, Feb. 5, 2017. The U.S. members are sailors assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit 8. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Seth Wartak

A Marine gestures while giving directions to a team member as a helicopter flies away over water. - A Marine gives directions to a team member while securing a landing strip at Keflavik Air Base, Iceland, Oct. 17, 2018, during air assault training as part of Trident Juncture 18, a training exercise with NATO allies and partners.

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis and Vietnamese officials look at a map of a dioxin-contaminated site. - Defense Secretary James N. Mattis meets with Vietnamese officials next to a dioxin-contaminated site at Bien Hoa Air Base outside Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, Oct. 17, 2018.