Sept. 30, 2022
The Long Blue Line: LANTAREA’s PATFORSWA Managers—over 15 years of leadership!
The present-day Contingency Operations Branch (LANT-39) formed out of the need to provide contingency support to a few cutters deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Initially viewed as a contingency operational need to support those cutters, a solicitation for a handful of Coast Guard reservists was made in 2005. Those reservists would