Being one of only 16 canine explosive detection teams in the Coast Guard, Petty Officer 2nd Class Elliot Felix and his partner, Luna play a vital role in advancing the Department of Homeland Security’s mission of securing the homeland and protecting Americans. Canine teams offer unique capabilities across various disciplines and can be deployed throughout diverse operating environments.
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Everyone enjoys having a friendly neighbor. The biennial Trident Fury exercise, led by the Royal Canadian navy, is designed to build and reinforce a strong working relationship between the maritime forces of the U.S. and Canada. This year, it included live gunnery exercises, maritime surveillance and anti-submarine warfare training. Learn more about this critical strategic partnership!
Post contributed by Coast Guard Magazine Editor, Chief CC Clayton. The latest issue of Coast Guard Magazine is hot off the press! Can’t wait to get your hands on a hard copy? The latest issue can be viewed and downloaded online. Some highlights from this edition: Remember the crew who were lost when Coast Guard
Members of Maritime Safety and Security Team (MSST) Seattle (91101), returned home Friday after a six month deployment conducting port security duties in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. MSSTs were created under the Maritime Transportation Security Act (MTSA) 2002 and are a part of the Department of Homeland Security’s layered strategy directed at protecting our seaports and