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Friday, January 19, 2018

Raised threat level in the US - operation Liberty Shield

On 17 March 2003 the Department of Homeland Security raised the threat level from “Yellow” (elevated) to “Orange” (high). At the same time Operation Liberty Shield was announced, a comprehensive national plan designed to increase protection for America’s citizens while maintaining the free flow of goods and people.

On 17 March 2003 The Department of Homeland Security raised the threat level from “Yellow” (elevated) to “Orange” (high). At the same time Operation Liberty Shield was announced, “a comprehensive national plan designed to increase protections for America’s citizens and infrastructure while maintaining the free flow of goods and people across the border with minimal disruption to the US economy and way of life. Operation Liberty Shield is a multi-department, multi-agency, national team effort”.

To read the entire document, which also contains a comparison of the three MARSEC levels with the colour coded ones used by the Homeland Security Advisory System (HSAS), kindly click here.

Source: United States Coast Guard

Contact: Gunnar Knudsen