Research, Development, Test and Evaluation Spotlight: Alternatives to pyrotechnic distress signals

Sunday, July 15, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Tuesday, July 10, 2018 Written by Loretta Haring Office of Strategic Planning and Communication, Acquisition Directorate A red handheld flare, the minimum pyrotechnic for which the project investigated alternatives. U.S. Coast Guard photo. Distress flares are vital to boating safety, but pyrotechnic flares can pose a safety hazard to people […]

When Navy Explosive Ordnance Division knows your name…

Monday, July 9, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Tuesday, July 3, 2018 The Curator Series is designed to showcase the U.S. Coast Guard Heritage Asset Collection; why is there such a program, what do curators do, and what types of amazing things are in their collections? Written by Jen Gaudio Coast Guard Museum Curator Uranium glass was popular from the 1920s to […]

Happy 4th of July! Happy Independence Day!

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

The Long Blue Line: MSSTs and MSRTs—forged in the crucible of 9/11

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Thursday, June 28, 2018 This blog is part of a series honoring the long blue line of Coast Guard men and women who served before us. Stay tuned as we highlight the customs, traditions, history and heritage of the Coast Guard. Written by William H. Thiesen, Ph.D. Coast Guard Atlantic […]

Damage control, not damage repair – keeping an aging cutter active

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Tuesday, June 26, 2018 Written by Petty Officer 1st Class Michael De Nyse On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong became the first human to step onto the lunar surface of the moon; over 48 years later, the U.S. Coast Guard is still using the same technology to conduct modern day […]

The Coast Guard, 14 degrees south of the equator

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Tuesday, March 27, 2018 Written by Petty Officer 2nd Class Tara Molle Petty Officer 1st Class Jared Bohler, a marine science technician with Marine Safety Detachment American Samoa, checks lifejacket serviceability aboard the 190-foot U.S.-flagged tuna purse seiner Raffaello during a deficiency check, Oct. 23, 2017. The Raffaello suffered a […]

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