AMO Crews Stop Narcotics Smugglers During Shutdown
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CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas - February 5, 2019 (LSN) -Despite a historic partial government shutdown stretching 35 days, agents from the National Air Security Operations Center remained laser focused on doing what they do best—catching cocaine smugglers.
“Our folks are the best at what they do, 24/7, 365 days a year. They will always be fully dedicated to our mission, regardless of circumstances,” said Director of Air and Marine Operations Bob Blanchard.
Aircrews from the National Air Security Operations Center in Corpus Christi flew 271 hours on 49 missions and stopped almost 11,000 pounds of cocaine from reaching the United States during the shutdown. The narcotics had a wholesale value of $140,675,962
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