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NEWS | July 18, 2018

Charleston Area Maritime Security Committee recognized as Nation's best

U.S. Coast Guard 7th District PA Detachment Jacksonville

Capt. John Reed, left, Commanding Officer of Sector Charleston, Mark Keel, Chief of the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED), Heather Holmquest, President of the Maritime Association of South Carolina, and Rear Adm. John Nadeau, right, Assistant Commandant for Prevention Policy, stand together, Monday, July 9, 2018, during a recognition ceremony for the Charleston Area Maritime Security Committee (AMSC) at the International Longshoreman's Association building in Charleston, S.C. The Charleston AMSC has been selected as the AMSC of the year for 2017 due to their cutting-edge collaborative approach to cybersecurity in the intermodal environment and their participation in numerous multi-agency operations that dramatically improve security within the Port of Charleston.