Coast Guard Port Security Unit 305 departs for 9-month deployment

Coast Guard Port Security Unit 305 departs for 9-month deployment
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Coast Guard members from Port Security Unit 305 based in Fort Eustis, Virginia, wait in line to be weighed the airport in Norfolk, Virginia, before departing on a 9-month deployment. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Melissa Leake/Released) Story by Petty Officer 1st Class Melissa Leake NORFOLK,...

Coast Guard Port Security Unit 313 to return from 9-month deployment

Coast Guard Port Security Unit 313 to return from 9-month deployment
Members of Port Security Unit 313 assigned to the Maritime Security Detachment  at U.S. Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba  practice tactical boat driving Dec. 5, 2015. Photo by Army Sgt. Ian Withrow SEATTLE — Coast Guard Port Security Unit 313 is scheduled to return home to Everett, Sunday from a nine-month deployment to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, in support of Operation Freedom’s Sentinel and the...

Coast Guard Port Security Unit 308 returns from 9-month deployment

Coast Guard Port Security Unit 308 returns from 9-month deployment
Petty Officer 2nd Class Bradley Walker, a member of Coast Guard Port Security Unit 308, is greeted by his wife, Jennifer, and their 2-year-old son, Anderson, after returning home from a nine-month deployment to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jonathan Lally) KILN, Miss. – Coast Guard Port Security Unit 308, based in Kiln, Miss., returned home from a nine-month...

Port Security Unit 313 returning from a six-month deployment to the Middle East

Port Security Unit 313 returning from a six-month deployment to the Middle East
A boat crew from U.S. Coast Guard Port Security Unit (PSU) 313, from Everett, Wash., conducts a security patrol in a 4th generation, 32-foot transportable security boat. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Etta Smith)SEATTLE – An Everett, Wash. based Coast Guard unit is scheduled to return Saturday from a six-month deployment to the Middle East in support of Operation New Dawn and...

Kiln, Mississippi-based Coast Guard unit deploys to Guantanamo Bay

Kiln, Mississippi-based Coast Guard unit deploys to Guantanamo Bay
NEW ORLEANS — Seventy-four members of the Kiln, Mississippi-based Coast Guard Port Security Unit 308 have deployed to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba to support Operation Enduring Freedom, Monday. Members of PSU 308 will be working to maintain a continuous maritime force protection presence in the Naval Defensive Sea Area of Guantanamo Bay. The unit will directly support the commander of Joint Task Force...

Coast Guard anti-terrorism team returns home from Guantanamo Bay in time for Thanksgiving

Coast Guard anti-terrorism team returns home from Guantanamo Bay in  time for Thanksgiving
NEW ORLEANS – A New Orleans based U.S. Coast Guard anti-terrorism team is scheduled to return home Wednesday from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, after a six-month deployment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. During the deployment, Maritime Safety and Security Team New Orleans members formed the Joint Task Force Guantanamo Maritime Security Detachment and were responsible for securing the port and waterways...

Ohio-based Coast Guard Reserve unit returns home from overseas deployment

Ohio-based Coast Guard Reserve unit returns home from overseas deployment
MANSFIELD, Ohio – A Port Clinton, Ohio, based Coast Guard Reserve unit is scheduled to return from a three-month deployment to the Middle East in support of Operation Enduring Freedom Wednesday, Oct. 3. During the deployment, Port Security Unit 309 provided seaward security at strategic port locations around the North Arabian Gulf ensuring the free flow of personnel, equipment and commerce in the...

Coast Guard Port Security Unit 305 returns home from overseas deployment

Coast Guard Port Security Unit 305 returns home from overseas deployment
FORT EUSTIS, Va. – A Fort Eustis based Coast Guard Reserve unit returned today from a six-month deployment to the Middle East in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in time to celebrate the Fourth of July with family and friends. During the deployment, Port Security Unit 305 provided seaward security at strategic port locations around the North Arabian Gulf ensuring the free flow of personnel,...

San Diego based Coast Guard anti-terrorism unit returns home from overseas deployment

SAN DIEGO – A San Diego-based U.S. Coast Guard anti-terrorism team will return home on Mother’s Day tomorrow from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, after a six-month deployment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. During the deployment, Maritime Safety and Security Team San Diego members formed the Joint Task Force Guantanamo Maritime Security Detachment and were responsible for securing the port...