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Positioning Adaptable Forces

Last week, six Maritime Safety and Security Teams including Galveston, Honolulu, King’s Bay, Los Angeles, Miami and Seattle deployed in support of the Asian-Pacific Economic Cooperation – the first U.S.-hosted national special security event outside the continental U.S. In part one of a two-part story, Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael Anderson explains what happens in the days leading up to deployment. Check back with Coast Guard Compass later this week as we take you on the APEC deployment!

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Protective Security Coordination Division

The Office of Infrastructure Protection's Protective Security Coordination Division provides strategic coordination and field operations support to reduce risk to the nation's critical infrastructure and key resources from a terrorist attack or natural disaster.

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