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...

Boston based security team departs for Guantanamo Bay, Cuba

BOSTON — A Boston-based maritime anti-terrorism unit deployed today in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Members of U.S. Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Team (MSST) Boston (91110) departed Hanscom Air Force Base for Cuba today. During the deployment, members will provide land and waterside security and support to Joint Task Force Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. “As a unit, we hope to continue...

Coast Guard conducts safety and security inspections in preparation for Fleet Week

SAN FRANCISCO – The Coast Guard’s Maritime Safety and Security Teams from San Francisco and Boston, along with a Regional Dive Locker West dive team from San Diego, conducted safety and security inspections on piers and aboard ferries today in preparation for Fleet Week 2009.