Maritime Safety and Security Team Los Angeles-Long Beach awarded Coast Guard Unit Sports Team of the Year Award

Maritime Safety and Security Team Los Angeles-Long Beach awarded Coast Guard Unit Sports Team of the Year Award
LOS ANGELES – U.S. Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Team Los Angeles-Long Beach was awarded the 2015 Coast Guard Unit Sports Team of the Year Award in January 2016. Members of MSST LA-LB distinguished themselves in several competitions throughout 2015 in the sports of running and cycling. Two of the most notable events throughout the year that the MSST LA-LB members participated in, were...

Coast Guard Los Angeles – Long Beach unit receives readiness award

Coast Guard Los Angeles - Long Beach unit receives readiness award
San Pedro, Calif. – Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Team Los Angeles – Long Beach, Calif., was awarded the Sumner I. Kimball Readiness Award, August 20 for excellence in operational readiness during its January 2013 Standardization Team Visit Evaluation. “I am continually proud and humbled by this professional crew that performed so admirably during the most important operational...

LA-based Coast Guard unit welcomes new leader

LA-based Coast Guard unit welcomes new leader
SAN PEDRO, Calif. – A Change of Command Ceremony was held at Reservation Point aboard Base San Pedro, Wednesday for the Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Team Los Angeles-Long Beach (MSST LA-LB). During the ceremony Lt. Cmdr. Taylor Lam assumed the duties and responsibilities as commanding officer of MSST LA-LB from Lt. Cmdr. Tim Margita while Capt. Thomas E. Crabbs presided over the ceremony. Lam...

Coast Guard assists sinking sailboat in Mexican waters

SAN DIEGO – A Coast Guard boat crew assisted a man whose sailboat was taking on water in Mexican waters approximately 11 miles south of San Diego, Saturday night. A crew from Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Team Los Angeles-Long Beach were operating a 25-foot Response Boat in the San Diego area, and responded to the distress call. The man contacted the Joint Harbor Operations Center just...