Coast Guard Cutter Forward Returns to Homeport


03/11/2013: The Coast Guard Cutter Forward returns to homeport in Portsmouth, Va., Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, after a 45-day patrol in the Caribbean Sea in support of Operation Martillo.

The law enforcement crews aboard the Forward teamed with crew members from the Coast Guard Cutter Confidence and an embarked aviation detachment from Helicopter Interdiction Tactical Squadron to counter two illicit tracking interdictions leading to the seizure of more than $50 million in narcotics.

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 Credit:U.S. Coast Guard Atlantic Area:1/7/13