USCGC Alert Returns to Astoria from Drug Patrol

April 7, 2021 – Coast Guard Cutter Alert (WMEC 630) returned home to Astoria Wednesday following a 63-day counterdrug patrol in the Eastern Pacific Ocean. Working in conjunction with different Coast Guard and Mexican law enforcement agencies, Alert’s crew’s disrupted more than 2,100 pounds of cocaine, valued at over $41 million wholesale, from entering the United States. The Oregon-based cutter…

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USS McCampbell Leaves Japan for Modernization in Portland, Oregon

July 1, 2020 – USS McCampbell (DDG 85) departed Yokosuka, Japan, July 2, for Portland, Oregon, to complete a scheduled a 17-month Depot Modernization Period (DMP). The United States values Japan’s contributions to the peace, security, and stability of the Indo-Pacific and its long-term commitment and hospitality in hosting U.S. forces forward-deployed there. These forces, along with their counterparts in…

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