itCG – Rescue 1705 memorial, 5-ton drug bust, major river closed, winter coat drive

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This painting by Coast Guard artist Ken Smith, titled "Air Station Savannah," is the winner of the Coast Guard Art Programs 2009 George Gray Award. "Air Station Savannah" headlines "Semper Paratus," an exhibition of Coast Guard art on loan to the Pritzker Military Library in Chicago until January 2010.
This painting by Coast Guard artist Ken Smith, titled “Air Station Savannah,” is the winner of the Coast Guard Art Program’s 2009 George Gray Award. “Air Station Savannah” headlines “Semper Paratus,” an exhibition of Coast Guard art on loan to the Pritzker Military Library in Chicago until January 2010. Click on the image to learn more about the exhibit.
  • Air Station Sacramento will host a memorial to the Guardians of Rescue 1705 tomorrow. The ceremony will be closed to the public as senior Coast Guard leaders, family members and colleagues remember the seven crew members, but will be streamed live over the Internet. Check Coast Guard Compass tomorrow morning for a link to the live stream of the memorial service.Story here
  • When the Coast Guard Cutter Valiant returns from a 30-day patrol today, crew members will be reunited with loved ones and receive some well-deserved accolades. Media will be on hand as Valiant offloads 5 tons of cocaine seized during four drug busts on the Caribbean Sea.Story here
  • The Coast Guard has closed 111 miles of the Ouachita River as extremely high waters and strong current conditions have made the river unsafe for recreational and commercial vessel traffic. Coast Guard Sector Lower Mississippi River will decide when it is safe to open the river.Story here
  • Guardians on the Coast Guard Cutter Liberty know a little something about the cold Alaska winters. This week, they’ll being collecting coats and blankets as part of their Annual Southeast Alaska Blanket, Coat and New Toy Drive. The holiday tradition recognizes the warm relationship Liberty has had with Southeast Alaska over the past two decades.Story here

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