itCG-new CG station, CGC Legare’s in Africa, boat refloated, bridge allision, Guardians raise money

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  • The new Coast Guard Station Marquette in Michigan was commissioned yesterday. The facility earned the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification for green buildings. The building uses geo-thermal energy for heating and cooling and runs on recycled wastewater.
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  • Coast Guard Cutter Legare and four Senegal naval vessels concluded a six-day joint patrol on Monday. As part of Africa Partnership Station (APS), the countries conducted cross-training and law enforcement exercises. This was the first APS joint maritime law enforcement operation between Senegal and the United States.
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  • So, what did it finally take to refloat the grounded fishing boat on from Nye Beach in Oregon? The removal of all fuel onboard. Once it was dislodged from ground, it was towed to shore by a private tug. Luckily, the five tons of fish onboard didn’t go to waste since the owner was able to sell it to the cannery.
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  • Yesterday afternoon, a tug and barge allided with the Gilmerton Bridge in Chesapeake. Although the bridge remained open to vehicle traffic, the waterway under the bridge was closed to marine traffic until the debris is cleared and repairs are made. The incident is being investigated.
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  • Guardians and young professionals in the Clearwater, Florida, area will be the opening act to tomorrow’s minor league baseball game. The two groups will play each other in a softball game to benefit Clearwater Regional Chamber of Commerce.
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1 comments on “itCG-new CG station, CGC Legare’s in Africa, boat refloated, bridge allision, Guardians raise money”

  1. Hello. Nice web site. I served in the
    CG during the Viet Nam era aboard the
    CGC Campbell, Mackanac, and did some
    Armed Forces Police at base ST. George and Port Athority. I am now
    a DAV. I was hurt on training runs
    preparing us for Viet Nam. Love the
    CG and have several nephew who are
    serving. One in Kuwait. God bless
    the Guard and all her brave sailors.
    Hank Haas

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