The Long Blue Line: Four missions that made Coast Guard Cutter Seneca famous

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Originally posted by cmsaylor, Thursday, October 19, 2017 Coast Guard Cutter Seneca in its original black hull paint scheme from its Revenue Cutter Service years. (Coast Guard Collection) William H. Thiesen, PhD Coast Guard Atlantic Area Historian Coast Guard Cutter Seneca (WMEC-906) is part of the U.S. Coast Guard’s “Famous”- Class of medium-endurance cutters. Many […]

The Coast Guard Heritage Asset Collection of Art and Artifacts

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Article written by Robert Carlson, AUXPA1           The U. S. Coast Guard’s rich heritage dates back to 1790, with the establishment of the Revenue Marine. As one of the first branches of the U.S. armed services, the Coast Guard has preserved a small but representative collection that includes art and artifacts from […]

Innovation Program seeks hurricane lessons learned from Coast Guard responders

Friday, October 13, 2017

Originally posted by cmsaylor, Tuesday, October 10, 2017 Coast Guard members evacuate Hurricane Harvey survivors in Houston, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Travis Magee)   By Loretta Haring Office of Strategic Planning and Communication, Acquisition Directorate “Everyone. Needs. A. Phone. Everyone.” “We found an asset tracking/reporting system called […]

The Long Blue Line: the Coast Guard’s environmental protection mission

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Originally posted by PA2 Diana Honings, Thursday, September 21, 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 […]

Allies in the Arctic

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Originally posted by PA2 Diana Honings, Monday, September 18, 2017 Written by Petty Officer 2nd Class Nate Littlejohn, Lt. Lisa Hatland and Lt. Cmdr. Patrick Armstrong The crew of U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Maple follows the crew of Canadian coast guard icebreaker Terry Fox through the icy waters of Franklin Strait, in Nunavut, Canada, Aug. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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