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U.S. Marshals Service

Western District of Virginia

Special Tactics, Arrest & Rescue (STAR) Team

 

   
STAR Team movement of dangerous MS-13 Gang Member via U.S. Customs Blackhawk helicopter.   The STAR Team provides security during liftoff of U.S. Customs Blackhawk helicopter en route to Alexandria, VA.   STAR Team training on building entries and special tactics.   STAR Team movement of convicted DC sniper Lee Boyd Malvo for court in Eastern Virginia
             
 

   
The Western District of Virginia's Special Tactics, Arrest & Rescue (STAR) Team   The STAR Team clears a stairwell during regular training exercises.   The STAR Team conducts room clearing exercises during training.   STAR Team members load Lee Boyd Malvo for transport to court.
             
 

   
The STAR Team clears a hallway during regular training exercises.   STAR Team members conduct room searches during regular training exercises.   The STAR Team breaches a door during tear gas training exercises.   STAR Team members stand by for off loading of convicted DC sniper Lee Boyd Malvo.
             
 

   
STAR Team members participate in Tactical Tracking Operations School.   STAR Team members with Virginia State Police helicopter crew during tactical operation.   STAR Team member uses a mirror to covertly check a room before entry.   STAR Team members and aircraft support personnel discuss last minute preparations.
             
     
STAR Team members provide security during high threat court production and prisoner movement.   Rooftop sniper / surveillance post during high threat prisoner production and movement in Abingdon, VA.   The STAR Team is stacked up and ready for action as they enter a building during tear gas training exercises.   The STAR Team prepares to move Lee Boyd Malvo back to prison from court.
             
     
STAR Team member simulating a gunshot wound to the leg, is pulled to safety by a Tactical Medic during training   STAR Team members participate in force on force entry training during Tactical Medic training in South Carolina.   STAR Team medics use paint ball guns in force on force training during Tactical Medic training in Greenville, SC.   STAR Team Tactical Medics use a armored truck called the "Bearcat" to extricate victims during Tactical Medic training in Greenville, SC.
             
     
STAR Team Tactical Medic assesses a victim during Tactical Medic training in SC.   Tactical Members keep watch while Tactical Medics treat a wounded victim during Tactical Medic training exercises in SC.   STAR Team medic is covered by a tactical team member as he simulates a gun shot wound to the leg during Tactical Medic training in SC.   Tactical Team Medics make entry in force on force training during Tactical Medic training in Greenville, SC.
             
     
U.S. Marshal Wayne Pike congratulates one of his deputies on the seizure of suspected marijuana and cash during the arrest of federal escapee Daniel McGuinness in Bristol, VA   Cache of 100 plus pounds of marijuana and over $12,500 in cash seized during the arrest of federal escapee Daniel McGuinness in Bristol, VA   The STAR Team conducts stack drill exercises during regular training.   STAR Team members move out to convoy convicted DC sniper Lee Boyd Malvo from court in Spotsylvania Co. to prison.  Malvo received his second life sentence for the 2002 homicides.
 

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