FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 3, 2019
United States Coast Guard Personnel, Response Boats and K-9 Officer to Visit St. Anselm Catholic Academy
Brooklyn – The Diocese of Brooklyn is announcing the U.S. Coast Guard will visit the students of St. Anselm Catholic Academy located at 365-83rd Street in Bay Ridge on Wednesday, June 5, 2019, at 12 PM to showcase the people, mission, and equipment to the children.
Highlights will include two 29-foot Response Boats and explosives K-9 Officer “Ruthie.” Students will have the opportunity to tour the Response Boats and try on the gear. The primary unit and personnel conducting the visit are from the Maritime Safety and Security Team New York that is based at Fort Wadsworth on Staten Island.
Maritime Safety and Security Teams were established as part of the Maritime Transportation Security Act of 2002 in direct response to the September 11, 2001 attacks, to enhance the domestic maritime security capability of the United States.
Members of the media are encouraged to attend and asked to RSVP to John Quaglione firstname.lastname@example.org.