Coast Guardsmen honor fallen shipmate near Vashon Island, Wash.

Coast Guardsmen honor fallen shipmate near Vashon Island, Wash.
Boatcrews from Coast Guard Station Seattle, Maritime Safety and Security Team 91101, Coast Guard Cutter Midgett and Safeboat International convene for an at-sea wreath laying ceremony in honor of Petty Officer 3rd Class Ronald Gill Jr. near Vashon Island, Wash., March 25, 2015. Boats from each unit, as well as a 65-foot boat built by Safeboat for the Tunisian navy, were strung together, serving as...

Follow Your Nose

Story and photos by Petty Officer 3rd Class Tara Molle On a drizzly, overcast Monday morning, a long line of cars sit bumper to bumper at Coleman Dock in Seattle waiting to board a Washington State Ferry (WSF). A pair of shiny black boots and four furry paws move across wet asphalt in rapid fashion. With their heads low and eyes quickly scanning for anything out of the ordinary they weave in and out...

MSST Seattle returns from Guantanamo Bay

SEATTLE — Members of Maritime Safety and Security Team MSST Seattle 91101 returned from a six month deployment performing port security duties in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, Friday.

Video – Coast Guard at Guantanamo Bay Cuba

A look at the Coast Guard misstion at US Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba in support of Joint Task Force Guantanamo Bay. Both Marine Safety and Security Team Seattle (MSST 91101) and Marine Safety and Security Team Los Angeles (MSST 91103) were at JTF Guantanamo when the video was produced as they went through the security hand-off. Video by Sargeant Derrol Fulghum JTF Public Affairs googletag.cmd.push(function()...

MSST Seattle deploys to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba

SEATTLE — Members of Maritime Safety and Security Team(MSST) Seattle (91101), deployed to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to perform port security duties Sunday. MSST Seattle (91101) is assigned to the Coast Guard’s Deployable Operations Group and is a rapid response force capable of nationwide deployment via air, ground or sea transportation to meet emerging threats. googletag.cmd.push(function()...