Thorsen, Howard B.
May 2001
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;May2001, Vol. 127 Issue 5, p92
Conference Proceeding
Highlights the role played by U.S. Coast Guard in search and rescue operations, drug interdiction, migrant interdiction and maritime safety in the U.S. Search and rescue operation conducted in the state of Louisiana; Role of Coast Guards in checking drug trafficking; Sea border petrol to nab illegal migrants; Innovations and financial resources of the Coast Guard.


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