Tag: Maritime Safety and Security Team Boston

Honor, Respect, Devotion to Duty: Petty Officer 1st Class Angel Leott, Debra Owens

Petty Officer 1st Class Angel Leott and Debra Owens were selected for the Technology Rising Star Award, granted to individuals who help shape technology for the future, during the 22nd Women of Color Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Conference.

Shiprider: Joint law enforcement in Canadian, U.S. waterways

In a post 9/11 world, the United States’ main law enforcement mission has been national security to keep the public safe from nefarious activity. An integral part of this mission happens on the waters surrounding the U.S.

Boston’s first responders remember marathon bombings


A year ago today the Coast Guard led an unprecedented maritime response to the tragic bombings at the Boston Marathon, one of the most significant terrorism incidents since 9/11. During the response, the Coast Guard joined federal, state and local law enforcement agencies to ensure safety and security on the waterways.

A wish come true

Schmid family

Lt. Adam Schmid and his family. Photo courtesy of The Schmid Family. Written by Petty Officer 2nd Class Walter Shinn. A boat is sinking with four people aboard in the middle of 30-foot seas that are crashing into each other, spraying salt into the air and creating deep swells giving way to the sense of

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Shipmate of the Week – LTJG Alicia Flanagan

Station Boston holds security zones in the Boston Harbor

On Monday, April 15, 2013, the City of Boston was viciously attacked when two bombs exploded near the Boston Marathon finish line. In response to this tragic event, Sector Boston surged Coast Guard resources to protect Boston Harbor from any additional attacks. Maritime Safety and Security Team Boston supported security efforts with vigor and resolve. Lt. j.g. Alicia Flanagan responded in the aftermath as MSST Boston’s deployable team leader.