February 22, 2010
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Military Channel, a network from Discovery Communications, is providing local media the opportunity to screen the Coast Guard episode of Modern Sniper, a new series premiering on Military Channel, Thursday, Feb. 25 at 9 p.m. EST.
The screening will be held Tuesday at the Coast Guard Helicopter Interdiction Tactical Squadron (HITRON) Jacksonville, located at 13520 Aerospace Way at Cecil Field beginning with an 11 a.m. lunch for all hands and the actual screening at 12 p.m.
As part of the screening, media will be invited to a tour of the unit and an opportunity to discuss HITRON's recent accomplishments and its missions.
HITRON Jacksonville is a specialized unit trained to forward deploy armed helicopters to high threat drug trafficking and high risk security areas.