Coast Guard Advanced Interdiction Team returns from 4-month deployment in Middle East

googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); LOS ANGELES – A Coast Guard Advanced Interdiction Team (AIT) returned home from a four-month counter piracy deployment to the Middle East, June 29th. The team was comprised of three units: Maritime Safety and Security Team (MSST) Los Angeles-Long Beach, MSST San Diego, and the Pacific Tactical Law...

Maritime Security Response Team detachment returns home from counter-piracy deployment

Maritime Security Response Team detachment returns home from counter-piracy deployment
CHESAPEAKE, Va. – A Chesapeake-based advanced interdiction team from the Coast Guard Maritime Security Response Team returned home Friday, from a five-month counter-piracy deployment to the Middle East. “I’m very proud of our advanced interdiction team,” said Capt. Brian Thompson, MSRT commanding officer. “While deployed overseas, they were able demonstrate the valuable...

MSST Miami advanced interdiction team returns home from counter-piracy deployment and drug bust

MSST Miami advanced interdiction team returns home from counter-piracy deployment and drug bust
MIAMI – An advanced interdiction team from Maritime Safety and Security Team Miami returned home, today, from a four-month counter-piracy deployment to the Middle East including a seizure of 1,200 pounds of hashish. “I’m very proud of the our Advanced Interdiction Team,” said LCDR Bryan Clampitt, MSST Miami’s commanding officer. “The seizure of hashish in the Gulf of...

MSST Honolulu advanced interdiction team returns home from counter-piracy deployment

MSST Honolulu advanced interdiction team returns home from counter-piracy deployment
HONOLULU – Maritime Safety and Security Team Honolulu advanced interdiction team returned home after a four-month counter-piracy deployment to the Middle East, Saturday. “We are extremely proud of our advanced interdiction team,” said Coast Guard Lt. Cmdr. Helena Robinson, MSST Honolulu’s commanding officer. “Their work with the Navy and our partner nations epitomize the capability...

Coast Guard Contributes to Counter-piracy Mission

WASHINGTON – The Coast Guard is actively engaged in implementing the president’s counter-piracy action plan, senior Coast Guard officials said. Capt. Charles Michel, chief of the Office of Maritime and International Law, and Capt. Michael Giglio, chief of law enforcement, discussed the Coast Guard’s international counter-piracy efforts yesterday with bloggers and online journalists.

Navy, Coast Guard Join Forces to Combat Piracy

AT SEA ABOARD USS SAN ANTONIO – Navy and Coast Guard boarding teams are working together to ensure safe operations in the Gulf of Aden, Arabian Sea, Red Sea and Indian Ocean as part of Combined Task Force 151, a multinational counter-piracy task force.