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U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Aidan Cooney Coast Guard Security Cutter Bertholf’s crew stands behind more than 18,000 pounds of cocaine prior to offloading the contraband in San Diego on Dec. 18. The $312 million worth of seized cocaine was the result of seven separate suspected drug smuggling vessel interdictions and disruptions by Bertholf and four other cutter crews who patrolled international waters of the Eastern Pacific Ocean off the coasts of Mexico, Central and South America betw

Alameda Cutter Home after 82-Day Patrol

Dec 27,2019

The Alameda-based national security cutter Bertholf and crew returned home Monday following a 82-day counter-narcotics patrol to the Eastern Pacific Ocean. The crew of the U.S.

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Coast Guard Celebrates Women in Military

Mar 17,2016

On Saturday, April 2, the United States Coast Guard will honor the military service of all women of all eras. An honor guard from the Oakland Military Institute will welcome the guests. Women veterans from the Yountville Home, some of whom served in World War II, will attend.

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Photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Adam Stanton Coast Guard District Changes Command

Coast Guard District Changes Command

Jun 12,2014

Members of the Coast Guard Base Alameda color guard present colors during the national anthem at a change of command ceremony on Coast Guard Island last Thursday. In the ceremony, Rear Adm. Joseph A. Servidio assumed command of the 11th Coast Guard District from Rear Adm. Karl L. Schultz.

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Coast Guard Changes Commander

Apr 24,2014

On Tuesday Vice Adm. Charles W. Ray relieved Vice Adm. Paul F. Zukunft as Commander, Coast Guard Pacific Area and Coast Guard Defense Forces West, in a change-of-command ceremony at Coast Guard Island. Ray was promoted to vice admiral prior to the ceremony.

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