There is an interview with Admiral Gary Blore on the Federal Computer Week talking about the National Security Cutter (NSC) Bertholf, its acceptance and issues. Story here There seems to be a lot of confusion, as the Admiral even says himself in the interview, about the Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility (SCIF) and Tempest certification. You
Sometimes you find Coast Guard members in the strangest places! The Guardian of the Week is BM3 Bridgitte Milheim, a 25-year-old from Frenchtown, NJ and this last Wednesday she graduated from Army Airborne Jump School. That’s right, you can find the Coast Guard all over America, the world, and now jumping out of the occasional
Where there is a marine casualty there will probably be an investigation. A marine casualty could be something like the case involving a collision between the Mel Oliver and M/V Tintomara which resulted in an oil spill that closed the Mississippi or a case that involves the sinking of a vessel and the loss of
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There is some interesting conversation going on in the Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard’s blog about the Sea/Surf/Award point reset policy. Read more.
Ryan Erickson has a great post about the Coast Guard Auxiliary. You can read it here.
The Coast Guard is going to be working with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police after Canada and the U.S. signed an agreement Monday designed to increase border security by allowing both agencies to ride in each others’ vessels during border patrols. Story here The word Coast in Coast Guard can be a bit of a
I would really like to use some strong language to talk about how unsavory I find hoax callers but it is probably impolite so I will leave it at this: hoax callers leave a lot to be desired as people and should find themselves a hobby that doesn’t put the lives of others at risk.
The Coast Guard was searching the waters of Blue Hill Bay on Monday after receiving a report that there was a man in the water near Flye Island. Robert Anderson, 46, was reported missing early Monday afternoon after search crews found his 34-foot lobster boat anchored with its motor running in Blue Hill Bay near
The Coast Guard is searching for an 18-year-old man who is believed to have gone overboard from a cruise ship off of Tampa. Story here. There is going to be a new cutter escorting Trident nuclear submarines as they arrive and depart the Kings Bay Naval Submarine Base. The 87-foot CGC Sea Dog is the