Flashcards in AMB 1200 AMO Overview Deck (20):
Describe the mission of the CBP Air and Marine Operations.
“We are a federal law enforcement organization dedicated to serving and protecting the American people. We apply advanced aeronautical and maritime capabilities and employ our unique skill sets to preserve America’s security interests”
When was DHS created?
“On September 11, 2001, terrorist attack the United States. In response, DHS is created in 2002 with the primary responsibility of protecting the Nation against terrorist attacks.”
Describe how AMO is organized.
“DHS combined 22 different Federal departments and agencies into a unified, integrated cabinet agency when it was established in2002.”
What are the main law enforcement and security DHS components?
What are the components of CBP?
“CBP consists of three operational components and 16 mission support offices. Protecting the Nation against terrorist and the instrument of terror and preventing the entry of undocumented immigrants, illegal drugs, and contraband.”
What are the elements of the AMO Mission?
“Responsible for the coordinated use of integrated air and marine forces and assets to accomplish the homeland security mission.”
Also: ICE support, Special events support,
Humanitarian Operations, State and Local law enforcement support.
Who is the top executive in the AMO Organization?
(EAC)-Executive Assistant Commissioner: Edward Young
What are the AMO Air Operation components?
-Regional directorate headquarters
-AMOC and CAMOC radar centers
- Air and Marine Branches
-Air and Marine Basic Training Academy
What are the AMO Marine Operations Locations?
“Coastal- Atlantic, Pacific, and Gulf Coasts
Riverine- on rivers
Border Coastal and Lakes- sites located on the coast of bodies of water that are shared by two different countries, including the Great Lakes “
What are the AMO Regions?
Southwest Region (Albuquerque)
“Air and Marine Operations Center”
“Multi-agency Operations center providing 24-hour radar surveillance .”
“National Air Security Operations”
“Includes the P-3 Operations Center Corpus Christi and Jacksonville.”
National Air Training Center
“Provides training to AIAs and AEAs following basic training at AMBTA”
“National Marine Training Center”
“Provides vessel commander and tactical boarding officer training”
What AMO aircraft are primarily used for detecting suspicious surface vessels, as well as for air intercept?
▪ Cessna Citation, King Air C-12, -8
What aircraft are primarily used for surveillance and apprehension of suspects, as well as for search and rescue?
▪ Blackhawk, EC-120, ASTAR, 139
What aircraft are national level assets managed by NASO?
Most powerful law enforcement vessel, it operates in offshore coastal waters?
▪ Midnight Express 39 ft
Its stability buoyancy, and durability, make it ideal for performing missions in rough seas and areas congested and waterborne debris?
Safe Boat 33ft