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On Annual Inspection Tour, USCG Witnesses Climate Change in Alaska

Published Jan 4, 2022 8:44 PM by U.S. Coast Guard News

Posted in: Government

[By Petty Officer 1st Class Nate Littlejohn] 2021 marked a milestone for the Coast Guard’s Marine Safety Task Force initi...

USCG Changes Cutter Berthing to Open More Leadership Roles to Women

Published Dec 30, 2021 8:03 PM by U.S. Coast Guard News

Posted in: Government

[By Daniel Henry, U.S. Coast Guard Sector New York] When Chief Petty Officer Ryan Burger was installed as the officer-in-charge...

The 60th Anniversary of the Triumph-Mermaid Tragedy

Published Dec 26, 2021 3:12 PM by U.S. Coast Guard News

Posted in: Tugs & Salvage

[By Daryl C. McClary, United States Coast Guard reserve retired] At approximately 4:15 p.m., on Thursday, Jan. 12, 1961, Coast...

Seaman Dankner and the African-American Role in the WWII Coast Guard

Published Dec 12, 2021 3:06 PM by U.S. Coast Guard News

Posted in: Government

[By Cmdr. William A. McKinstry] When the United States entered World War II, it became clear that for the nation to prevail, it...

U.S. Coast Guard Sets Up Elite Cyber Team to Hack Its Own Systems

Published Dec 2, 2021 1:34 PM by U.S. Coast Guard News

Posted in: Government

[By Kathy Murray] Last month, intruders hacked into a Coast Guard network. Instead of being alarmed by the incursion, cybersecu...

Seeing Through the Hull: Drones are Turbocharging Search and Rescue

Published Nov 17, 2021 2:03 PM by U.S. Coast Guard News

Posted in: Government

[By Kathy Murray] Shortly after Hurricane Ida tore through Louisiana at the end of August, the Coast Guard’s Gulf Strike...

Cold War Cutter Courier: A “Valiant Fighter in the Cause of Freedom”

Published Nov 2, 2021 2:35 PM by U.S. Coast Guard News

Posted in: Government

[By Jennifer A. Gaudio, Aubrey Houck, and The Courier Association] I am speaking to you today from a ship. It is a special kind...

Cesar Romero: Hollywood Star, WWII Seaman

Published Oct 10, 2021 11:38 PM by U.S. Coast Guard News

Posted in: Government

[By Nora L. Chidlow] In the pre-dawn hours of June 15, 1944, American cannon fire fell from the sky and Allied aircraft dived t...

How the Fishing Fleet Served the U.S. Coast Guard in WWII

Published Jul 23, 2021 2:09 PM by U.S. Coast Guard News

Posted in: Government

[By J. Edwin Nieves, public affairs officer, Coast Guard Auxiliary Division 6] In the early days of World War II, demand skyroc...

Merle Smith, First African-American USCG Academy Graduate, Dies at 76

Published Jul 2, 2021 3:12 PM by U.S. Coast Guard News

Posted in: Government

A pioneer, commander, lawyer, athlete, husband, father, and friend are words that describe Cmdr. Merle Smith, Jr. The first Africa...

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