Coast Guard Aviation Association

HITRON received recognition at 2021 U.S. Interdiction Coordinator Awards 

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By Annie Sheehan, MyCG Staff Writer  

The Coast Guard Helicopter Interdiction Tactical Squadron (HITRON) — the world’s premier counter-drug Airborne Use of Force (AUF) Unit — received recognition from White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) Director Dr. Rahul Gupta at a United States Interdiction Committee (USIC) Awards Ceremony in the Maritime Award category as a result of a major interdiction last August.   

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