Reshaping the Regime

Munns, David
November 2006
Sea Power;Nov2006, Vol. 49 Issue 11, p48
The article reports on the efforts of the U.S. Coast Guard to restructure and reevaluate security plans at every port in the country. The Coast Guard is restructuring its maritime security regime to bolster security and mitigate terrorist threats. To achieve such goals, the Coast Guard service is creating deployable operation groups that will revamp the security plans. Given the current port security, the Coast Guard had been using reserve forces for its regular search and rescue missions.


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