Coast Guard Holds Change of Command in Bahrain

Coast Guard Holds Change of Command in Bahrain
MANAMA, Bahrain (June 12, 2017) Capt. Clinton Carlson, right, relieves Capt. John Driscoll as commodore of U.S. Coast Guard Patrol Forces Southwest Asia (PATFORSWA) during a change of command ceremony held aboard Naval Support Activity Bahrain.  (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Victoria Kinney) MANAMA, Bahrain – Vice Adm. Karl Schultz, commander of Coast Guard Atlantic...

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...

Maersk Alabama Crew Repels Suspected Pirate Attack

By Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Nathan Schaeffer, U.S. Naval Forces Central Command MANAMA, Bahrain, Nov. 18, 2009 – The U.S.-flagged Maersk Alabama’s security team repelled an attack from suspected pirates this morning 560 nautical miles off the northeastern coast of Somalia, U.S. Naval Forces Central Command officials reported. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...