Did you know that the CGC Healy was the second non-nuclear ice breaker to make it to the North Pole, but the very first to do it completely unassisted?
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The Coast Guard Commandant, Admiral Thad Allen, has a post in his blog that highlights his tweets about the Arctic from today’s symposium. Read the post here.
Coast Guard Cutter Healy is the largest heavy ice breaker in the Coast Guard fleet. The CGC Healy is currently underway in the Arctic. USCG Photo The Arctic has been in the news a lot lately. The Coast Guard isn’t new to missions in the Arctic as you can see if you check out the
An ongoing look at the law – science interface in shaping arctic policy, the mapping of the arctic continental shelf, and the development of norms for effective governance of the arctic and its natural resources.Read the Blog.
ItCG (In the Coast Guard) posts are a daily feature in the Coast Guard Compass to cover media reports and blog pieces of interest. SAN PEDRO, Calif. – A 25-foot response boat crew attached to Maritime Safety and Security Team 91103. During boardings, MSST members check for various required items onboard such as personal floatation
A staff member from the Marine Mammal Care Center in San Pedro releases a sea lion from a 25-foot Coast Guard Safe Boat off Catalina Island. The sea lion was released along with another sea lion that had also been at the care center. Coast Guard Photo by CWO Scott Epperson Today is World Oceans
ItCG (In the Coast Guard) posts are a daily feature in the Coast Guard Compass to cover media reports and blog pieces of interest. Two teens drowned Saturday while on a boating trip to celebrate a friend’s graduation in the Hammerman area of Gunpowder Falls State Park in Baltimore County. There is a federal investigation
Vincent Pica always has interesting tweets about the Coast Guard and lot of other tweets that might be of interest to the mariners out there. Check it out.
On Sunday the Coast Guard Compass will continue to feature the Coast Guard Scuttlebutt comic, to bring you the lighter side of the service and a smile to finish up your weekend. The other interesting thing about the comic is that sometimes, like today’s illustration, it has a wonderful message. Coast Guard Scuttlebutt comics are
The Coast Guard Compass has ItCG (In the Coast Guard) posts every day to cover media reports and blog pieces of interest from all over the world. A man who decided to go for a swim at 3:30am nearly lost his life as his friends lost sight of him. The Coast Guard found him at