Images: Columbia River response exercise [Image 5 of 8]
Photo by Petty Officer 1st Class David Mosley
A Coast Guard member from the vessel boarding security team located at Coast Guard Sector Columbia River is lowered from an Air Station Astoria MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter to the motor vessel Ironwood, a Tongue Point Job Corps Center training ship, during a maritime response exercise held in Astoria, Ore., May 21, 2014.
The Ironwood was used as a suspicious vessel, to which Coast Guard boarding team members were deployed.
U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class David Mosley