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.

Staying on target

By Petty Officer Third Class Tara Molle Seattle – Gunshots echo across a small, dimly lit room. Four figures in protective gear stand in a cemented stance with pistols drawn firing straight ahead. Their eyes are transfixed on four paper silhouettes 25-yards ahead. Hole after hole is torn into the center of the paper targets. A whistle is blown.

Coast Guard Conducts Two Migrant Interdictions

SAN DIEGO – The U.S. Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Team San Diego (MSST) has interdicted two separate vessels as they each tried to illegally enter the U.S. by boat this past weekend.

Joint operations take a big leap

by Petty Officer 3rd Class Luke Clayton, U.S. Coast Guard Honolulu – Perched at the edge of a U.S. Marine Corps helicopter, the U.S. Coast Guard Vertical Insertion Team Members (VITM) wait for the signal. They see the deck of the U.S. Navy’s USS Crommelin rolling in the waves 70 feet below. There’s the signal. A tap on the shoulder. It’s time to jump. var _bos = _bos||[];...

Maritime Safety and Security Team Anchorage Host Corps of Foreign Naval Attaches

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Coast Guard Marine Safety and Security Team Anchorage hosted twenty-nine members of the Corps of Foreign Naval Attaches May 21, to observe training and tour the unit. The Corps of Foreign Naval Attaches is comprised of officers from foreign countries, representing their governments at their countries’ embassies in Washington D.C., who travel around the country biennially...