Maritime Safety and Security Team Houston celebrates new building at Ellington Airport

Maritime Safety and Security Team Houston celebrates new building at Ellington Airport
Capt. Jeff Randall, Atlantic area chief of operational forces and Lt. Cmdr. Steve Morris, commanding officer , cut the ceremonial ribbon to officiate the official opening of the new MSST Houston facility. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Elizabeth Abbott) HOUSTON — Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Team Houston celebrated the official opening of their new building at Ellington...

Coast Guard conducts security patrols for 57th Presidential Inauguration

Coast Guard conducts security patrols for 57th Presidential Inauguration
WASHINGTON — The Coast Guard has combined efforts with local, state and federal agencies to provide security in the Washington area in support of the 57th Presidential Inauguration. Agencies are conducting security patrols along the Potomac River, and air assets will enforce security zones within the National Capitol Region. “Inter-agency partnership is paramount in a national-security event...

Maritime Security Detachment Joint Taskforce Guantanamo holds transfer of authority

GUANTANAMO BAY, Cuba – Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Team Miami (91114) replaced Maritime Safety and Security Team Galveston (91104) at Joint Task Force (JTF) Guantanamo during a transfer of authority ceremony at U.S. Naval Station Guantanamo Bay Friday. MSSTs safeguard the public and protect vessels, harbors, ports, facilities and cargo in waters subject to the jurisdiction of the...

U.S. Coast Guard, Mexican Navy seize 8 tons of pot, smuggling boat,

SAN DIEGO — The U.S. Coast Guard and Mexican Navy recovered more than eight tons of marijuana, seized a smuggling boat, and took four suspected smugglers into custody Thursday after disrupting a smuggling operation in international waters off the coast of Baja California, Mexico.