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  • State of the Coast Guard 2015 24 Feb '15, 11am

    The U.S. Coast Guard is vital to our Nation's security and prosperity. The maritime domain is complex and the challenges and threats in our operational environment have never been greater. Build the 21st Century Coast Guard Through affordable investments such as the Offshore Patrol Cu...

  • #TBT: #HappyBirthday Elmer Stone, #USCG Aviator No. 1 & pilot of first trans-Atlantic flight.

    CDR Elmer Stone, USCG 22 Jan '15, 3pm

    Behind the controls of the U.S. Navy seaplane NC-4 when it made its historic crossing of the Atlantic was a Coast Guard officer, Commander E. F. "Archie" Stone. He was the pilot and navigator on this first successful trans-Atlantic flight. Elmer Fowler Stone was born in Livingstone, N...

  • TransCanada does not pay their fair share into Oil Spill Fund tarsands was deemed "not oil" so its ex…

    The Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund (OSLTF) 18 Jan '15, 6pm

    A core mission of the NPFC is to administer the disbursement and ensure proper use of the Emergency Fund, 24 hours a day, every day, so that the FOSC can immediately respond to a discharge or monitor prompt and effective cleanup activities by the responsible party (RP). the Emergency ...

  • USCG: Maritime Security (MARSEC) Levels 16 Nov '14, 6pm

    U.S. Coast Guard Maritime Security (MARSEC) Levels The Coast Guard employs a three-tiered system of Maritime Security (MARSEC) Levels designed to easily communicate to the Coast Guard and our maritime industry partners pre-planned scalable responses for credible threats. If the Secret...

  • USCG: Assistant Commandant for Capability (CG-7) 22 Sep '14, 3am

    Assistant Commandant for Capability (CG-7) Formerly the Assistant Commandat for Capability (CG-37) Mission: Capabilities Provider - The directorate responsible for identifying and providing capabilities, competencies, and capacity and developing standards for the staffing, training, e...

  • Good night from beautiful Station Kenosha @USCGGreatLakes, We had a great #uscg birthday week!

    USCG: Station Kenosha 09 Aug '14, 1am

    Coast Guard Station Aids to Navigation Team (STANT) Kenosha is a multi mission shore facility with varying number of small boat resources and personnel ratings attached. Although the station carries out numerous missions, its primary missions are Search and Rescue and Aids to Navigati...

  • First Coast Guard @AleniaAermacchi #C-27J Arrives At Elizabeth City

    USCG: Acquisition Directorate News 14 Nov '14, 8pm

    The first C-27J to complete the Coast Guard’s regeneration process arrived at the HC-27J Asset Project Office in Elizabeth City, North Carolina, Nov. 13, where it will be used to train and qualify Coast Guard aircrew and maintenance personnel, as well as develop flight and maintenance...

  • 100 years ago today, #WorldWarI began. Learn about #USCG's involvement

    The U.S. Coast Guard at War: A History 29 Jul '14, 12am

    On the morning of Dec. 6, 1917, a tremendous blast ripped through the sleepy town of Halifax, Nova Scotia (left) . The explosion destroyed 3,000 dwellings, killed more than 1,600 people and injured 9,000. Many of the dead were children. That morning the French freighter Mont Blanc , c...

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