U.S. Coast Guard Interdiction Training

U.S. Coast Guardsmen with a Maritime Security Response Team (MSRT) operate a response boat near Bombing Target 9, North Carolina, March 9, 2021.

MSRT’s mission is to conduct maritime threat response as a primary force or as part of a United States Coast Guard or interagency adaptive force package.

Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, North Carolina’s, training sites, such as BT-11 and BT-9, allow forces from across the Department of Defense and the Department of Homeland Security to come and conduct a wide manner of training events.

(U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jacob Bertram)