Honor, Respect, Devotion to Duty: Port Security Unit 307

Based in Clearwater, Florida, Coast Guard Reserve Port Security Unit 307 recently returned home to awaiting family, friends and pets after a nine-month deployment to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

Welcome home Port Security Unit 307!

Written by Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael Anderson, Deployable Operations Group. Port Security Unit 307, a Clearwater, Fla., based Reserve unit, returned home today from a six-month deployment to the Middle East in support of Operations New Dawn and Enduring […]

Guardian of the Week – BM2 Billy Poertner

“Haitians are mean and violent people.” – Corporal Billy Poertner, USMC It was a harsh assessment forged in combat by Marine Corps Corporal Billy Poertner in 1994. Poertner was deployed to Haiti during one of the most violent periods of […]

Guardians assist in reopening Haiti port

The Coast Guard and Navy reopened Haiti’s main port to limited vessel traffic today in an effort to accelerate the arrival of critical aid – food, water, medical supplies, and emergency personnel – to Port-au-Prince as the international community continues […]