ItCG (In the Coast Guard) posts are a daily feature in the Coast Guard Compass to cover media reports and blog pieces of interest.
- Examiner.com has an article entitled National Safety Month: A Tribute to the United States Coast Guard which gives a brief overview of what the Coast Guard is and what it can do for you.
- The modernization of the Coast Guard is a topic of a lot of discussion and this article talks about some discussion between the Coast Guard and Washington Technology. Worth a read for more information about the program, but also because it has this line: “…I am wondering if the lessons the Coast Guard has learned through the program have turned the service into a role model instead of a whipping boy.”
- Good news for the families of Zebulon Tryon, 22, of South Lake Tahoe and Chris Reuter, 18, of nearby Gardnerville, Nev., two inexperienced boaters who had been missing. The search that covered 2,200 square miles was called off yesterday after the two men were found four miles from shore.
- The Coast Guard paid tribute to the Coast Guard veterans who were on the Greenland Patrol during WWII, specifically those on the Coast Guard Cutter Comanche who helped save 100 survivors from the USS Dorchester after it was torpedoed.Story here