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Coast Guard Marine Safety Security Team Houston response boats sit staged inside the NASA Neutral Buoyancy Lab in Houston, Texas, Aug. 23, 2020. The Coast Guard is pre-staging response assets in the Gulf Coast region due to a forecast of two tropical storms and potential hurricanes.
Petty Officer 2nd Class Tyler Vance, a boatswain’s mate with Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Team New Orleans, and Lt. Tim Dion, also with MSST New Orleans, conduct training in preparation for response operations during Hurricane Laura, near Mobile, Alabama, August 25, 2020. The units are qualified to conduct search-and-rescue operations as well as port security.
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crews launch to begin first post-storm overflight assessments along with search and rescue surveillance Aug. 27, 2020 in the vicinity of Lake Charles, Louisiana. The Coast Guard aircrews are repared to assist people in need in areas that are impacted by Hurriance Laura as well as to conduct post-storm damage assessment overflights.
Two Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point HC-130 Hercules crew members secure a Hawaiian Monk Seal for transport, Hawaii Island, Aug. 5, 2020. The Coast Guard 14th District partnered with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and The Marine Mammal Center to safely transport four Hawaiian Monk Seals to Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge for release.
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier (WPC-1115) transferred custody of two smugglers and offloaded 430 kilograms of cocaine and at Sector San Juan Aug. 5, 2020, which have a wholesale value of more than $12 million. The Coast Guard Cutter Richard Dixon (WPC-1113) apprehended two smugglers and seized 21 bales of cocaine after interdicting a go-fast vessel in the Caribbean Sea Aug. 2, 2020. The interdiction was the result of multi-agency efforts in support of U.S. Southern Command's enhanced counter-narcotics operations in the Western Hemisphere, the Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force (OCDETF) program and the Caribbean Corridor Strike Force (CCSF).
The Aids to Navigation Team in Cape May replaces a battery in an offshore lighthouse, Aug. 12, 2020. Crew members from ANT Cape May traveled to the lighthouse to install a new battery provided by an Air Station Atlantic City HH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew. The ANT team installed the battery into the lighthouse after breaking down the wiring and removing the old battery and ensured the light was operational.
As part of Operation Nanook, the crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Campbell (WMEC 909) participate in Argus, a search and rescue exercise, offshore Greenland Aug. 17, 2020. The crew conducted many drills throughout the operation.
Capt. Eva Van Camp, Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound commanding officer, presents the Fire Island Ferries Fireball crew with a public service award, Aug. 25, 2020 in Bay Shore, New York, for their rescue efforts. The Fireball crew rescued six boaters on July 26, 2020, after their boat capsized near Fire Island, New York.
Coast Guard crews respond to a dredge on fire in the Port of Corpus Christi Ship Channel, Aug. 21, 2020. A Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew was launched to the scene, hoisted two injured crewmembers and transferred them to Corpus Christi Medical Center - Bay Area.

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