USCGC Dependable Returns from Patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Dependable returned to Virginia Beach after a 29-day patrol in the north-eastern coast of the United States, Tuesday. Throughout the patrol, the Dependable’s crew conducted over 15 living marine resource boardings resulting in violations ranging from commercial fishing vessel safety discrepancies to various fishing violations. Living marine resource enforcement patrols are vital to the continued sustainability and…

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Dynamic (AFDL 6) Completes CMAV, Ready for January Docking

December 16, 2020 – Mid-Atlantic Regional Maintenance Center’s (MARMC) floating dry-dock, Dynamic (AFDL 6), completed its first Continuous Maintenance Availability (CMAV) in two years, at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story on Dec. 18. The successful CMAV paves the way for Dynamic to execute its first docking this January. “We’re excited to complete Dynamic’s CMAV,” said Dynamic Commanding Officer, Lt.…

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It’s All In the Name

September 17, 2020 – Navy Expeditionary Combat Command (NECC) announced the official name change for all Coastal Riverine Forces to Maritime Expeditionary Security Forces (MESF) today. While history and tradition are important to the U.S. Navy there are times when a name does not capture the role and mission of a force. The new name captures the MESF growing blue-water…

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