Coast Guard anti-terrorism team returns home from Guantanamo Bay in time for Thanksgiving

Coast Guard anti-terrorism team returns home from Guantanamo Bay in  time for Thanksgiving
NEW ORLEANS – A New Orleans based U.S. Coast Guard anti-terrorism team is scheduled to return home Wednesday from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, after a six-month deployment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. During the deployment, Maritime Safety and Security Team New Orleans members formed the Joint Task Force Guantanamo Maritime Security Detachment and were responsible for securing the port and waterways...

Ohio-based Coast Guard Reserve unit returns home from overseas deployment

Ohio-based Coast Guard Reserve unit returns home from overseas deployment
MANSFIELD, Ohio – A Port Clinton, Ohio, based Coast Guard Reserve unit is scheduled to return from a three-month deployment to the Middle East in support of Operation Enduring Freedom Wednesday, Oct. 3. During the deployment, Port Security Unit 309 provided seaward security at strategic port locations around the North Arabian Gulf ensuring the free flow of personnel, equipment and commerce in the...

Coast Guard Reserve unit deploys to Middle East on security mission

Coast Guard Reserve unit deploys to Middle East on security mission
Cleveland – A Port Clinton, Ohio, based Coast Guard Reserve unit deployed to the Middle East in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, Tuesday night. Port Security Unit 309 deployed from Mansfield Lahm Air National Guard Base and will join with the Navy’s Maritime Expeditionary Squadron Three (MSRON 3) to form Combined Task Group 56.5, under the Naval Expeditionary Combat Command. CTG 56.5...

Coast Guard deployable units to be on display during Coast Guard Festival

Grand Haven – Three specialized U.S. Coast Guard units will be on display during the 2010 Coast Guard Festival, featuring security and K-9 teams and hazardous incident responders and equipment.

Coast Guard deployable units on display during Coast Guard Festival

GRAND HAVEN, Mich. – Four specialized U.S. Coast Guard units will be on display during the 2009 Coast Guard Festival, featuring divers, security teams and hazardous incident responders.

Port Security Unit 311 – Changing The Watch in Kuwait

KUWAIT NAVAL BASE, Kuwait – December 12, 2008 may not be remembered as a special day in history. But for Port Security Unit 309 from Cleveland Ohio it will probably be a day to remember. It’s the day that Port Security Unit 311 from San Pedro, Calif. took over the Coast Guard’s portion of the port security operations in Kuwait, and PSU 309 could start packing to go home in time for Christmas.