Coast Guardsmen from Aids to Navigation Team Cape May, N.J. and Coast Guard divers from around the country removed 22 aids to navigation, thousands of pounds of damaged steel, from the New Jersey ICW during a nine-day operation.ANT Cape May crewmembers then replaced the damaged ATON with seasonal foam buoys.
Members from the Coast Guard Office of Emergency Management and Disaster Response, Coast Guard 5thDistrict and the Virginia Department of Emergency Management recently collaborated to bring an exciting emergency management training opportunity to the field: a CG-VDEM pilot of the National Emergency Management Basic Academy.
Few people are considered heroic enough to have a Coast Guard cutter named in their honor. The Coast Guard held a ceremony on November 12 to announce two of its new Sentinel-Class Fast Response Cutters (FRCs).
The U.S. Coast Guard has established radio-activated, solar-powered Precision Directional Light (PDL) Ranges to support larger ships navigating into American ports.
The Coast Guard returned to its roots in September, when it joined its sister service, the Navy, in relaxing tattoo policies for current members and new recruits.
This does not contain all of the ADOS opportunities, just select ones. To view all of the current long/short term opportunities go to Direct Access, then Mobilization Resume. Qualified and interested members should apply for following ISO Parental Leave Augmentation ASAP by using the Mobilization Resume hyperlink and the position DA REQ # in Direct
The Coast Guard recognizes the importance and benefits of breastfeeding and the fact that many women will return to work with the desire to continue nursing. There are policies in place to support new parents and allow for an easy transition back to the workforce.
During a virtual town hall meeting held Aug. 5, Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Karl Schultz unveiled an update to the service’s weight and body fat standards. The new update even has a new name—it’s called the Body Composition Pilot Program, and it’s aimed at creating a healthier military service.
Known as the Aleutian Keeper, the multi-mission buoy tender has to travel for almost a week to reach some of the Aids to Navigation (ATON) that mark the waterways around the far-flung Aleutian Islands.
The U.S. Coast Guard Office of Law Enforcement Policy and the Department of State Bureau for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs co-hosted the 24th Multilateral Maritime Counter-Drug Summit (MMCDS) in Alexandria, Virginia on June 18th and 19th.