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January 18, 2013

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(U.S. Air Force photo by Megan Crusher)

March Air Reserve Base Air Terminal Operations Center personnel and Reserve loadmasters from Dover Air Force Base, Del., assist U.S. Coast Guard members from Port Security Unit 311, based in Long Beach, Calif., with the upload of two Generation IV Transportable Port Security Boats, onto a C-17 Globemaster III, Jan. 11. It is the first-ever operational deployment for the newest generation of port security boats. They are being deployed to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to provide security for the waters surrounding the base. They will be replacing Generation III boats that have been in operation for 20 years.




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