|FYI — April 2002|
|By Brad Dunn|
Up Our Guard
The agency presented the Commander in Chief with a list of record-breaking statistics that reflect the intense operations Coast Guard divisions have launched since September, including the largest port-security operation since Wold War II.
In many cases, higher security checks for terrorist activity led to other forms of crime-fighting, such as increased narcotics and illegal-immigration busts. Here’s a chronicle of some of those stats that prompted the President’s highest esteem.
Between September 11
and January 25, the Coast Guard:
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This article originally appeared in the January 2003 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.