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 […]

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  

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 […]

Successful Boating Begins When You Leave Home & Ends When You Safely Return

Thursday, August 3, 2017

NOT ALL BOATING ACCIDENTS HAPPEN ON THE WATER, some boating accidents occur while traveling to and from the water and quite frequently on the launch ramp. The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary says “a successful boating outing begins when you leave home and ends when you safely return home.” Since the majority of recreational boats in […]

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