Coast Guard, partner agencies conduct K-9 training

Coast Guard, partner agencies conduct K-9 training
ALAMEDA, Calif — Coast Guard and partner agencies conducted K-9 training aboard Coast Guard Island in Alameda, Wednesday. Multiple training scenarios were set up to test the dogs’ ability to detect explosives-making materials. Coast Guard personnel utilize explosives-detecting K-9s to help ensure the safety of the American public by scanning passengers that utilize ferries, cruise ships...

Maritime Safety and Security Team San Francisco delivers donated toys

ALAMEDA, Calif. – Maritime Safety and Security Team San Francisco (91105) crewmembers delivered an estimated $20,000 in donated toys to the Oakland Children’s Hospital Research Center in Oakland, Calif., Dec. 20, 2010. “We had such a great turn out last year for the “Flood the Boat” toy drive, and we raised an estimated $10,000 in toys for the children at the hospital,” said...

Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Team 91105 to hold toy drive for Childrens Hospital

MSST 91105 Patrols San Francisco BayALAMEDA, Calif. – Crewmembers from Maritime Safety and Security Team 91105 are scheduled to hold a new-toy drive in front of the Toy’s “R” Us location in Pinole, Calif., Dec. 4-5, 11-12 and 18-19, 2010 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. New, unwrapped toys can be dropped off at the donation location next to the Coast Guard unit’s 25-foot response boat display. “We...

Maritime Safety and Security Team return home from Haiti

ALAMEDA, Calif. — Nine Coast Guardsmen, from Maritime Safety and Security Team San Francisco 91105, returned home this weekend from a 16-day deployment to Haiti.