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  

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 […]

Honoring the Families of the Fallen, A TAPS Gathering of Survivors

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Written by Robert Yslas, Jr., AUXPA1 The men and women of our armed services sacrifice more than what is asked of them. They leave their families, friends, and loved ones in order to carry out the mission of our country and unfortunately, some pay the ultimate sacrifice for freedom. As loved ones gather around a […]

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

Thursday, August 17, 2017

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The USCG Combat History and US Coast Guard Auxiliary Overview

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Article and Photos by Tom Ceniglio, AUXPA1, USCG Academy Admissions Partner. I conducted a Coast Guard In Combat History class to approximately 150 swabs (newly attending cadets) in Leamy Hall on Thursday, August 3rd from 7 pm to 9:30 pm. The swabs had been working together just 4 weeks at the US Coast Guard Academy. The […]

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 […]

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 […]

President Trump’s birthday message to the Coast Guard

Saturday, August 5, 2017

Originally posted by PA2 Diana Honings, Friday, August 4, 2017 President Donald Trump renders honors during the 136th Coast Guard Academy commencement exercise in New London, Conn., May 17, 2017. The ceremony was the president’s first service academy graduation as commander in chief. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley. The Coast […]

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