Research, Development, Testing and Evaluation: Boat crew helmets

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Originally posted by PA2 Diana Honings, Tuesday, September 12, 2017 Written by Loretta Haring Office of Strategic Planning and Communication, Acquisition Directorate Crew members from Coast Guard Station Golden Gate brace themselves in their 47-foot motor life boat during heavy surf training off the coast of San Francisco. Surf Station Operations require a high level […]

Can you take decent photos from your cell phone?

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Article written by and photograph taken by Bob Carlson-AUXPA1, 025-25-06 Your cell phone serves as a great back up camera! Just about everyone has a smart phone, even kids and grandparents. The cameras on these new phones are constantly being improved. I have an iPhone 6s Plus and the camera on this phone takes decent […]

The Long Blue Line: 9/11 and the U.S. Coast Guard

Sunday, September 10, 2017

Originally posted by PA2 Diana Honings, Thursday, September 7, 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 Thiesen, Ph.D. Coast Guard Atlantic Area Historian […]

Plan Ahead to ensure YOU and YOUR FAMILY are SAFE!

Saturday, September 9, 2017

Why wait till disaster strikes? Plan Ahead to ensure you & your family are safe! Follow hashtags #PlanAhead & #NatlPrep for tips.

Photo Release: VADM Schultz visits ATC Mobile in response to Hurricane Harvey

Saturday, September 9, 2017

U.S. Coast Guard sent this bulletin at 09/01/2017 10:38 PM EDT Photo Release September 1, 2017 U.S. Coast Guard MOBILE – Information Center Office: (251) 544-7487 Email: ATCMobilePublicAffairs@gmail.com VADM Schultz visits ATC Mobile in response to Hurricane Harvey Editors’ Note: Click on images to download high resolution version. MOBILE — Vice Adm. Karl Schultz, commander of Coast Guard […]

What’s the impact of Auxiliarists in Houston and Corpus Christi to date?

Thursday, September 7, 2017

As of September 4th, 2017 there are 29 US Coast Guard Auxiliary members currently deployed in the area. There are 4 open requests for Auxiliarists and one Auxiliarist is awaiting orders. The bulk of the US Coast Guard Auxiliary members have been directed to remain where they are, update their training status if possible, and […]

Florence, Oregon: A Coast Guard City through action

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Originally posted by PA2 Diana Honings, Friday, September 1, 2017 Written by Petty Officer 1st Class Levi Read A new sign recognizing the City of Florence, Ore., as a Coast Guard City welcomes residents and visitors to Florence on Oregon Highway 126 near the Highway 101 junction, Aug. 16, 2017. The sign was put in […]

Hurricane Harvey rumor control

Sunday, September 3, 2017

Originally posted by LaDonna Davis, Thursday, August 31, 2017 There are a lot of rumors floating around the internet in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. Unfortunately, there are also many scams out there trying to take advantage of people’s good will during this massive flood event. FEMA has put together a rumor control website to fact check […]

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 […]

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  

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