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==USCGC STEADFAST (WMEC 623)==
STEADFAST was also under the OPCON and ADCON of COMPACAREA. As a Coast Guard resource, they were deployed anywhere along the western seaboard of North and Central America. Their primary operational areas were divided into three regions - D11, D13 and JIAFTW. During D13 patrols, they operated off the Oregon and Washington coast out to usually no more than 200 nautical miles. Their main emphasis while on D13 patrols was enforcing living marine resource laws and regulations (fisheries). D11 patrols focused on detecting and interdicting drug and migrant smuggling activity along the Southern California coast and the Northern to Central West Coast of Mexico. JIATFW patrols were strictly counter-drug operations along the West Coast of Central and Southern Mexico and Central America. Another region they were called upon to assist was D17 for Alaska fisheries enforcement.