National Strike Force

The National Strike Force (NSF) provides highly trained, experienced personnel and specialized equipment to Coast Guard and other federal agencies to facilitate preparedness for and response to oil and hazardous substance pollution incidents in order to protect public health and the environment. The NSF’s area of responsibility covers all Coast Guard Districts and Federal Response Regions.


The NSF totals over 200 active duty, civilian, reserve, and auxiliary personnel and includes the National Strike Force Coordination Center (NSFCC); the Incident Management Assist Team; the Atlantic Strike Team; the Gulf Strike Team; and the Pacific Strike Team.


Contact Information

National Strike Force (CC)
Office 252.331.6000
Fax 252.331.6012
CDO 252.267.3458

U.S. Coast Guard
National Strike Force Coordination Center
1461 North Road Street
Elizabeth City, NC 27909-324


Incident  Management Assist Team (IMAT)
Office: 757-858-4250
Command Duty Officer: 757-448-5572 

U.S. Coast Guard
Incident Management Assist Team
5505 Robin Hood Road, Suite K
Norfolk, VA 23513





Atlantic Strike Team (AST)
Office: 609.724.0008
Command Duty Officer: 609.556.9376
Fax: 609.724.0232

U.S. Coast Guard
Atlantic Strike Team
Bldg 5614, Doughboy Loop
Fort Dix, NJ 08640

Gulf Strike Team (GST)
Office: 251.441.6601
Command Duty Officer: 251.441.6601 (forwards to watch standard)
Fax: 251.441.6610

U.S. Coast Guard
Gulf Strike Team
Aviation Training Center
Mobile, AL 36608-9690

Pacific Strike Team (PST)
Office: 415.883.3311
Command Duty Officer: 415.559.9908
Fax: 415.883.7814

U.S. Coast Guard
Pacific Strike Team
Hangar 2, Hamilton Rd.
Novato, CA 94949-5082