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USNRET last won the day on June 20 2018

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    Our Family Puts Crazy on the Front Porch With a Cocktail in Hand
  • Birthday 05/14/1954

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    On a beach in South Texas
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  1. USNRET

    Two Days = $76,000,000.00

    AMO Crew Makes $76M Drug Interdictions Release Date: March 18, 2019 CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Over a two-day period, agents from Air and Marine Operations (AMO) foiled an international attempt to smuggle nearly three-tons of cocaine across open waters between Feb. 28 and Mar. 2. These suspects were transporting over 3200 pounds of cocaine when an AMO crew detected them. These efforts resulted in the capture of three suspects, the interception of the illicit narcotics valued at $76,456,839 and the seizure of two vessels. Flying aboard a P-3 aircraft, the AMO crew was patrolling the Eastern Pacific ocean as part of the Joint Interagency Task Force-South when they detected and tracked two go-fast vessels in a two-day period. The crew detected the first vessel Feb. 28 as it sat in open water. The AMO crew, based at the National Air Security Operations Center – Corpus Christi, Texas, monitored the vessel as it began moving at a high-rate of speed. The crew alerted Costa Rican law enforcement agencies who pursued the vessel as its crew began dumping bales of cocaine overboard. The vessel was later found abandoned. Costa Rican authorities were able to recover the go-fast vessel and more than 2600 pounds of cocaine valued at $34,474,930. The P-3 crew was again patrolling the open waters on Mar. 2 when they spotted another go-fast vessel traveling at a high-rate of speed. After coordinating with Costa Rican law enforcement agencies, they dispatched two vessels to intercept the suspects, the cocaine-laden vessel and packages that had been thrown overboard. This interception resulted in the arrest of three suspects, the seizure of the vessel and more than 3200 pounds of cocaine valued at nearly $42,000,000. Bales of cocaine float in the water. The crew threw them overboard after they realized they had been spotted. “Our personnel execute complex aviation operations in some of the most challenging foreign environments to interdict the transnational criminal organization’s smuggling efforts,” said NASOC-CC Acting Deputy Director Scott Peterson. “This interception illustrates why the P-3 program is the single most successful counter narcotics program in history.” The National Air Security Operations Center—Corpus Christi is a division of Air and Marine Operations and operates the Lockheed P-3 Orion conducting counter-drug patrol missions over the Eastern Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea. Together with the National Air Security Operations Center in Jacksonville, Florida, Customs and Border Protection P-3 crews seized or disrupted 261,939 pounds of cocaine in various operations conducted in 2018. AMO is a federal law enforcement organization dedicated to serving and protecting the American people through advanced aeronautical and maritime capabilities. AMO interdicts unlawful people and cargo approaching U.S. borders, investigates criminal networks and provides domain awareness in the air and maritime environments, and responds to contingencies and national taskings. With approximately 1,800 federal agents and mission support personnel, 240 aircraft and 300 marine vessels operating throughout the United States, Puerto Rico, and U.S. Virgin Islands, AMO serves as the nation’s experts in airborne and maritime law enforcement.
  2. USNRET

    What I Got Today!

  3. USNRET

    What I Got Today!

    Did you miss the McKinney hail last night?
  4. Do I dis-remember? Didn't you have an issue with a delivery?
  5. USNRET

    What I Got Today!

    Hummm? The mash, chicken, goat....no, I don't want to know.
  6. USNRET

    What I Got Today!

    WIGT...told to go to S Carolina to disassemble a couple of aircraft for spare parts
  7. USNRET

    Looking for 3 or 5 channel amp ~200 WPC

    @jon91661 sent you a PM with interested parties contact info.
  8. USNRET

    behold, the Wraptor ;) (truck graphics write-up)

    BS, wrap a Ford to get something to hide what it looks like from the factory. On the other hand I really hate the barn door amount of chrome on most all pickups. That is why I went with the Silverado RST instead of the +$20,000 cost to get monochrome Digging at you C man
  9. USNRET

    Looking for 3 or 5 channel amp ~200 WPC

    I passed along the Parasound info. I sent IM to him. He works night shift.
  10. USNRET

    Cables, Coffee, and Cocktails

    We never (rarely) actually get it. Find and direct Post Coasties or Navy to intercept. We have at times had trailer truck loads secured in the hanger.
  11. USNRET

    Cables, Coffee, and Cocktails

    Corpus site: Cocaine
  12. USNRET

    Cables, Coffee, and Cocktails

    Morning yall
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