USCGC Forward returns home following counterdrug patrol in the Caribbean Sea
Family members greet the crew of the USCGC Forward (WMEC 911) at the cutter's return to home port in Portsmouth, April 22, 2023, following a multi-week training exercise and counterdrug deployment in the central Caribbean Sea. While underway in the Seventh Coast Guard District's area of responsibility and in support of Joint Interagency Task Force–South, Forward traveled more than 6,000 miles conducting counterdrug operations as part of a multi-faceted approach to combatting illicit narcotics trafficking across maritime borders. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Ensign Olivia Anthony)

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