Coast Guard to establish Maritime Force Protection Unit

SEATTLE – The Coast Guard will establish a Maritime Force Protection Unit (MFPU) in Bangor, Wash., Thursday.

The MFPU will be a team of vigilant guardians who provide fleet security to the U. S. Navy through: deterrence by presence; protection by escort; defense by force; and terrorism prevention through strategic partnerships.

The newly created MFPU will provide a dedicated force of active duty and reserve personnel that possess specialized skills, capabilities, and expertise to perform a broad range of port security and harbor defense missions.

Related Posts

Comments are closed.