Maritime Civil Affairs and Security Training Command Story Archive

MCAT 205 Keeping Partnerships with Kenyans Alive  (27 July 2010)
Maritime Civil Affairs Team (MCAT) 205, operating along the coast of Kenya and assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), is developing capacity and security building partnerships with the Kenyans to enable solutions for ongoing regional concerns.
MCAST Team Conducts Security Training with Cameroon Sailors  (28 July 2010)
A Security Force Assistance Mobile Training Team (SFA MTT) from the Maritime Civil Affairs and Security Training (MCAST) command held a physical security training course at the Douala navy base July 19-23.
MCAST Security Force Assistance Mobile Team Collaborates with Cameroon Navy  (5 August 2010)
A Security Force Assistance (SFA) detachment from the Maritime Civil Affairs and Security Training command conducted a cooperative training engagement with the Cameroon navy July 12-23 at Douala Navy Base.
MCAST Mobile Training Team Trains Special Forces in Guatemala  (9 September 2010)
A Security Force Assistance (SFA) Mobile Training Team (MTT) detachmented from the Maritime Civil Affairs and Security Training (MCAST) command concluded two weeks of teaching small boat operations from the Fuerza Especial Naval (FEN) of the Guatemalan Navy on Aug. 26.
Navy Trainers Teach Mechanics of Maintenance to Costa Rican Coast Guard  (13 September 2010)
A Security Force Assistance (SFA) Mobile Training Team (MTT) detachment from the Maritime Civil Affairs and Security Training (MCAST) command taught a basic engine and generator engine maintenance course to 23 Costa Rican coast guard sailors Aug. 16 to Sept. 3.
Top Navy Dog Handlers Share Best Practices with Uruguayan Peacekeepers  (1 December 2010)
A Maritime Civil Affairs and Security Training Command (MCAST) team of Military Working Dog (MWD) handlers taught mixed groups of Uruguayan military and emergency services personnel various combinations of basic dog obedience, scent detection, aggression training and patrol techniques in November.
Navy EOD Team Ignites New Training with Uruguayan Military   (2 December 2010)
Uruguayan military and emergency services personnel completed three weeks of explosive ordinance disposal (EOD) training hosted by Maritime Civilian Affairs and Security Training Command (MCAST) Navy master EOD technicians Nov. 23.
Maritime Civil Affairs, Security Training Command works with Royal Cambodian Navy  (27 December 2010)
Maritime Civil Affairs and Security Training (MCAST) Command deployed mobile training teams (MTTs) to Cambodia throughout 2010 to provide leadership training and assist in the implementation of a training management system for the Royal Cambodian Navy's (RCN) first class of new recruits.
MCAST Sailor Awarded Bronze Star  (20 May 2011)
A Maritime Civil Affairs and Security Training (MCAST) Command Sailor was awarded the Bronze Star Medal during a ceremony on board Naval Air Station Oceana, Dam Neck Annex, Va., March 11.
MCAST Trains to Support Humanitarian Assistance/Disaster Relief Efforts  (7 June 2011)
Sailors assigned to Maritime Civil Affairs and Security Training (MCAST) command conducted a Civil-Military Operations Center (CMOC) familiarization exercise aboard Camp Pendleton in Virginia Beach, Va., May 31 through June 2.
MCAST Mobile Training Team Trains Ghana Sailors  (22 August 2011)
A Security Force Assistance(SFA) Mobile Training Team (MTT) detachment from Maritime Civil Affairs and Security Training Command (MCASTC) concluded a five-day training mission with Ghana sailors Aug. 12.
MCAST Welcomes back Maritime Civil Affairs Team 204  (30 May 2013)
The Maritime Civil Affairs and Security Training (MCAST) Command welcomed the return of Maritime Civil Affairs Team (MCAT) 204, after a near seven-month deployment to Kenya, May 24.
MCAST Welcomes back Maritime Civil Affairs Team 103  (10 September 2013)
Maritime Civil Affairs and Security Training (MCAST) Command welcomed the return of the Maritime Civil Affairs Team (MCAT) 103 Aug. 30, after a more than three-month deployment aboard USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52) in support of Pacific Partnership 2013.
MCAST Welcomes back Maritime Civil Affairs Sailors  (16 September 2013)
Maritime Civil Affairs and Security Training (MCAST) Command welcomed the return of the Maritime Civil Affairs Unit (MCAU) and Maritime Civil Affairs Teams (MCATs) 212, 213, and 214, Sept. 13, after a six-month deployment to Africa in support of Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa.
MCAST Sailor Recognized for Outstanding Volunteer Service  (20 September 2013)
Chief Navy Career Counselor (EXW/SCW/SW) Arusha "Cally" Johnson, assigned to Maritime Civil Affairs and Security Training (MCAST) Command, was awarded the 2013 Cheryl Foster Award, during a ceremony Sept. 18 in Norfolk.

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