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Posted on: July 11, 2017

City of Brownsville joins U.S. Coast Guard in Area Maritime Security Training and Exercise Program

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City of Brownsville
Brownsville Police Department
Office of Emergency Management


The City of Brownsville Police Department and the Office of Emergency Management are set to participate in the U.S. Coast Guard’s Area Maritime Security Training and Exercise Program, to be held Wednesday, July 12, 2017, at Keppel AmFELS, 20000 TX-48 in Brownsville.

The exercise will bring together federal, state, and local law enforcement and emergency management partner agencies in addition to regulated oil, natural gas, and chemical facilities to test the South Texas Area Maritime Security Plan and assess the response to security incidents.

Visit to view the U.S. Coast Guard News Release.

For more information, please contact Petty Officer 3rd Class Johanna Strickland, Public Affairs Detachment Texas, at (832) 293-1293 or


Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Media access limited to 10:30 – 11 a.m.


Keppel AmFELS Auditorium
20000 TX-48
Brownsville, Texas

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