Port conditions in affected Hurricane Harvey areas

Saturday, September 2, 2017

Originally posted by LaDonna Davis, Tuesday, August 29, 2017 Hurricane Harvey port conditions as of 28 Aug 2200 HOUSTON – The Coast Guard along with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Texas General Land Office have the current port conditions set within the effected areas of Hurricane Harvey and surrounding areas of the […]

Coast Guard Boats

Saturday, September 2, 2017

Originally posted by PA2 Diana Honings, Saturday, August 19, 2017 A boat crew returns from the SEMAR Independencia with Mexican navy sailors aboard for a partnership meeting on the Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless in the Gulf of Mexico, Mar 11, 2017. The visit’s intent was to have a friendly exchanging of ideas and best practices […]

To report a #harvey emergency you must call numbers below or 911 for assistance. If busy keep trying. Do not report distress on social media

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

#USCG has rescued more than 3600 people in #Houston. 20 aircraft are conducting SAR operations in Hurricane #Harvey response. To report a #harvey emergency you must call numbers below or 911 for assistance. If busy keep trying. Do not report distress on social media  

Deputy Commandant for Operations 227th Coast Guard birthday message

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Originally posted by PA2 Diana Honings, Friday, August 25, 2017 Written by Vice Adm. Charles Ray Deputy Commandant for Operations A U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Douglas Munro boat crew transits international waters in support of Operations North Pacific Guard, Aug. 15, 2017. Operation North Pacific Guard is a multilateral effort by North Pacific rim nations […]

Signalman 1st Class Douglas Albert Munro, the only CG awarded the Medal of Honor

Sunday, August 20, 2017

 Article written by Douglas J. Manifold, AUXPA1 Douglas Albert Munro – Guadalcanal  Saving Lives Seventy-five years ago, September 27, 1942, Coast Guard Signalman Douglas Munro died at Guadalcanal. Munro enlisted in the Coast Guard because, “The Coast Guard is focused on saving lives, not taking them.”   Following basic training, Doug was assigned to the CG-manned […]

How can you help tell the Coast Guard stories for the National Coast Guard Museum?

Thursday, August 17, 2017

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Have you ever walked on a grass airfield and watched the planes take off and land on grass?

Monday, August 14, 2017

Article and Photos by Tom Ceniglio, AUXPA1, USCG Auxiliary I did last Sunday. You might add this visit to your bucket list especially if you live in the Northeast or are an aviation history buff. My family was invited to attend a breakfast to support the Bayport Aerodome Society in Bayport, NY. It was a warm […]

Avoiding Preventable Boating Issues

Thursday, August 10, 2017

By Robert Yslas, Jr., MS, AUXPA1 At the most unpredictable moment, your leisure and fun-filled day in the water can turn into a life-threatening situation.  According to U.S. Coast Guard boating statistics, hundreds of lives are lost and thousands injured due to accidents that are 70% avoidable. Additionally, millions of dollars of property damage are […]

Research, Development, Test & Evaluation Spotlight: 3-D Printing

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Originally posted by PA2 Diana Honings, Tuesday, August 8, 2017 Written by Loretta Haring Office of Strategic Planning and Communication, Acquisition Directorate Ensign Abigail Isaacs uses a 3-D printer aboard Coast Guard Cutter Healy. U.S. Coast Guard photo. For the average person, tracking down a spare part is merely an annoyance. But for the crew […]

The Long Blue Line: the Nation’s first fleet, today’s Offshore Patrol Cutters

Sunday, August 6, 2017

Originally posted by PA2 Diana Honings, Thursday, August 3, 2017 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 Coast Guard Atlantic Area Historian […]

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