HALO jumps are used to enter hostile territory undetected when threats to both Airmen and aircraft are expected.
Coast Guard Intercepts Drug Smugglers
Date: 06.05.2013. The Coast Guard intercepted a suspected smuggling boat and took three suspected smugglers into custody early Wednesday approximately 90 miles southwest of Point Loma. The Coast Guard also recovered 51 bales of marijuana the trio threw overboard. The Coast Guard, Navy, Homeland Security Investigations, Border Patrol, California Air National Guard, and many other partner agencies from the federal, state and local levels, as well as Mexican officials work closely on counter smuggling operations in the maritime southwest border region and along the central California coast borders. U.S. Coast Guard video.