The haul estimated to be worth about $37 million was offloaded from the Coast Guard cutter Active.
The order stems from requests from Homeland Security for troops who can conduct ISR missions, a Pentagon spokesman said.
The Coast Guard must choose, prioritize and plan how it will face the challenges of the new world order.
What they found on the boat amounted to about $1 million worth of marijuana, the Coast Guard said.
The goal is to nearly double the U.S. counter-narcotics capacity in the Western Hemisphere.
Chronically under-resourced U.S. Southern Command will finally be getting more ships.
A number of airmen at the 90th Security Forces Group have been suspended from duties and are awaiting the results of a probe.
Two months. Eight stops. About 20,000 pounds of smuggled cocaine, worth roughly $338 million.
Two busts in the Caribbean late last month seized a total of $46.2 million in cocaine, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.
In one trial, 68 percent of participants no longer showed PTSD symptoms after their second session.