Spouses to the rescue; Snacks on deck

Spouses to the rescue; Snacks on deck
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); NEW YORK – Lt. Justin Gear (left), Stephanie Parker (middle), and Cindi Smith (right) hold up the blue bags of care packages the New York Area Spouses Club put together for distribution, September 21, 2017.(U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Warrant Officer Allyson E.T. Conroy.) by Chief Warrant Officer...

Boston Marathon bombing leads to increased Coast Guard presence in ports and waterways

Boston Marathon bombing leads to increased Coast Guard presence in ports and waterways
BOSTON – Coast Guard units throughout the Northeast have increased their presence to ensure safety and security of the ports and waterways, after Monday’s bombings at the Boston Marathon. As a result of the increased patrols, the Coast Guard is able to keep the Ports of Boston, New York and New Jersey open to commercial shipping, passenger ferry transportation and recreational boating. Boston...

Boston based Coast Guard anti-terrorism unit returns home after 6-month deployment

BOSTON — A Boston-based maritime anti-terrorism unit returned home Tuesday just in time to spend Thanksgiving with their families after a six-month deployment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Members of the U.S. Coast Guard’s Maritime Safety and Security Team Boston (91110) arrived at Hanscom Air Force Base from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. During the deployment, MSST members formed the Maritime...

Coast Guard maritime anti-terrorism unit to return home after 6-month deployment

BOSTON — A Boston-based maritime anti-terrorism unit is returning home Tuesday just in time to spend Thanksgiving with their families after a six-month deployment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Members of the U.S. Coast Guard’s Maritime Safety and Security Team Boston (91110) are scheduled to land at Hanscom Air Force Base from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. During the deployment, MSST members...

Boston based security team departs for Guantanamo Bay, Cuba

BOSTON — A Boston-based maritime anti-terrorism unit deployed today in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Members of U.S. Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Team (MSST) Boston (91110) departed Hanscom Air Force Base for Cuba today. During the deployment, members will provide land and waterside security and support to Joint Task Force Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. “As a unit, we hope to continue...

Coast Guard to establish security zone for State of the Union address

BALTIMORE – The Coast Guard will establish a temporary security zone in designated waters of the National Capital Region for the State of the Union address Wednesday. During this period, security zone enforcement will prohibit navigation by commercial and recreational waterway users.

Coast Guard to launch underwater camera system to gather Patriot images

BOSTON – The Coast Guard announced today that it will use remotely operated vehicle technology to capture underwater images of the fishing vessel Patriot, which sank off Gloucester, Mass., Jan. 3.