Temporary Exhibitions of

The National Museum of the Marine Corps

Vertical Insertion with K-9 Service Member

Vertical Insertion with K-9 Service Member
Frank Gaffney
Acquisition Number: CG_201609
Medium: Acrylic on Canvas
Status: Copyrighted Image

Members of the Coast Guard Maritime Security Response Team (MSRT), based in Chesapeake, Virginia, lower a Coast Guard dog to the cutter Frank Drew during vertical insertion training in the Chesapeake Bay. MSRTs and Maritime Safety and Security Teams are domestic security and anti-terrorism units created in the wake of the 9/11 attacks. Courtesy of U.S. Coast Guard Art Collection, Washington, D.C.