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Coast Guard Cutter James conducts 62-day counter-drug patrol

Coast Guard Cutter James conducts 62-day counter-drug patrol

An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew assigned to Helicopter Interdiction Tactical Squadron (HITRON) lands on the flight deck of the Coast Guard Cutter James while conducting hurricane relief operations in the Caribbean Sea, Sept. 6, 2019. During their 62-day counter-drug patrol, the James’ crew, along with members from Tactical Law Enforcement Team-South, HITRON, Cryptologic Direct Support Element and multiple partner agencies, contributed to the interdiction of 7 drug-smuggling vessels and were responsible for the seizure of more than 12,677 pounds of cocaine and 4,085 pounds of marijuana bound for the United States. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Cutter James)

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Photo taken on 5 September 2019 (© Coast Guard News / Flickr)

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