Port Security Unit 309 deploys

  A Port Clinton, Ohio, based Coast Guard Reserve unit deployed to the Middle East in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, Tuesday night. Port Security Unit 309 deployed from Mansfield Lahm Air National Guard Base and will join with the Navy's Maritime...

TRICARE Lottery Sweepstakes Scam

The TRICARE Program Integrity office has become aware of a lottery sweepstakes scam where “winners” receive a fraudulent check with the TRICARE name. Targeted individuals are contacted by mail with a letter stating they’re “winners” of a...

USCG to keep POLAR SEA

The Coast Guard has postponed plans to scrap the Seattle-based icebreaker Polar Sea this year. The decision was announced Friday by Sens. Maria Cantwell of Washington and Mark Begich and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska. They say the 399-foot Polar Sea had been scheduled to...