1999 DOTSEC Rodney Slater Announces HITRON Success
Rodney E. Slater, Secretary of Transportation addresses the media during a news conference to announce previously classified counter-narcotics actions in the Caribbean basin, record seizures and unveiling of the Coast Guard's armed helicopters (a part of Operation New Frontier). Operation New Frontier is the Coast Guard's first deployment of armed helicopters designed to stop small high-speed smuggling vessels (Go-Fasts) carrying narcotics bound for the U.S. USCG photo by PA1 TELFAIR H. BROWN. [USCG MH-90 Enforcer behind the Secretary.]

Photo by: Telfair Brown |  VIRIN: 220908-G-G0000-1014.JPG