Closing out nearly 10 years of Coast Guard operations supporting Task Group 56.5 in the Northern Persian Gulf, the Coast Guard was released from its operational responsibilities providing security around Kuwait Naval Base. Shortly after a small ceremony, Sept. 24, Port Security Unit 309 flew halfway around the world to demobilize and return to their home base at Port Clinton, Ohio.
Written by Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael Anderson. Ready to deploy anywhere around the world within 96 hours are the men and women of Port Security Unit 309. Commissioned in 1995, they are one of the Coast Guard’s deployable specialized [...]