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 air crew to transport endangered sea turtles

USCG file photoBOSTON – A Mobile, Ala., Coast Guard aircrew is scheduled to transport 20 endangered Kemp’s Ridley sea turtles from Hanscom Air Force Base in Lincoln, Mass., to Orlando, Fl., Sun., Dec. 12, 2010. The Mobile-based HC-144A Ocean Sentry aircrew will transport the turtles to Orlando where they will go to Sea World for further rehabilitation before potentially being released back into...