U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-Wa.) tours the

 U.S. Coast Guard Thirteenth District Offices

U.S. Senator Patty Murray visited the Thirteenth Coast Guard District Offices, located in Seattle, on September 28, 2001, to be briefed on Coast Guard operations in the Pacific Northwest.  The Senator was told about procedures put in place to ensure the safety of the Maritime Transportation System, the relocation of Coast Guard assets to ensure safety throughout the Puget Sound, and the maintenance of routine Coast Guard operations.

Sen. Murray, center, is given a brief by Capt. Jeff Pettitt, 13th District Search and Rescue Branch Chief.
Also observing the brief, to Sen. Murray's left, are Rear Adm. Erroll M. Brown, 13th District Commander,
and Capt. Robert Wicklund, 13th District Operations Division Chief.

After the briefing, Capt. Pettitt and Rear Adm. Brown answered Senator Murray's questions.

After the operations briefing, Rear Adm. Brown and Senator Murray sat down to discuss additional
measures the Coast Guard has conducted to assure safety and security of the maritime environment
in the Pacific Northwest.

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