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...

Clearwater based unit scheduled to return from 6 month Middle East deployment

TAMPA, Fla. – A Clearwater, Fla., based Coast Guard Reserve unit is scheduled to return Monday from a six-month deployment to the Middle East in support of Operations New Dawn and Enduring Freedom. During the deployment, Port Security Unit 307 provided seaward security at strategic port locations around the North Arabian Gulf ensuring the free flow of personnel, equipment and commerce in the region. “I’m...

Coast Guard Reserve unit deploys to Middle East on security mission

JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. – A Clearwater, Fla., based Coast Guard Reserve unit deployed Saturday to the Middle East in support of Operation New Dawn and Operation Enduring Freedom. Port Security Unit (PSU) 307 deployed from Joint Base Mcguire-Dix-Lakehurst with the Navy’s Maritime Expeditionary Squadron Two as part of Combined Task Group 56.5, under the Naval Expeditionary Combat Command....

Coast Guard Port Security Units return home from deployment to Haiti

CLEARWATER, Fla. – Crewmembers from multiple Coast Guard port security units returned home Thursday after a 37-day deploymet in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

Coast Guard conducts humanitarian mission Port-Au-Prince orphanage

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – U.S. Coast Guard Port Security Unit 307 began conducting a series of humanitarian assistance missions at a local orphanage in Port-Au-Prince, Haiti, on Feb. 2, 2010.

Coast Guard physician assistant donates breast milk to help Haitian newborns

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – Coast Guard Lt. Teresa Wolf, a physician assistant, is deployed with Port Security Unit 307 in support of relief operations in Haiti. One of the loved ones she left behind was her 10-week old girl Chloe Daniel.

Coast Guard personnel assist in reopening Haiti port

MIAMI – Crew members from the Coast Guard Cutter Oak, a 225-foot buoy tender homeported in Charleston, S.C., U.S. Navy Seabees and Navy divers reopened the port of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Thursday with the placement of a second buoy for limited vessel traffic to one operational pier in the port.

Clearwater Coast Guard unit to hold change of command ceremony

CLEARWATER, Fla. – Coast Guard Port Security Unit (PSU) 307 is scheduled to conduct a change of command ceremony Saturday at 1 p.m. at Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater.

Clearwater Coast Guard unit returning home after 6-month deployment

CLEARWATER, Fla. – Members of Coast Guard Port Security Unit 307 are scheduled to return following a six-month deployment to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, Sunday.