A team of U.S. Coast Guardsmen at the National Data Buoy Center helps to maintain a nation-wide network of data collecting weather buoys. The team organizes, coordinates and manages the deployment, service and recovery of 106 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration meteorological weather buoys.
The Coast Guard Research and Development Center (RDC) narrowed the field in the U.S. Coast Guard Ready for Rescue Challenge with a Piranha Pool pitch event. The competition seeks enhancements for personal flotation devices that will help make it easier for Coast Guard rescue personnel to find people in the water who are in need of aid.
The Thomas Point Shoal Light is the last screw-pile lighthouse in its original foundation in the United States and the last lighthouse that Coast Guardsmen served in on the Chesapeake Bay. It represents a shared history with both Aids to Navigation and maritime and Coast Guard ATON crews maintain the aid with the same dedication as the crews that came before them for the last 230 years.
Sleep, or lack of it, can influence our health in many ways. It is sometimes an overlooked factor when members consider improving their health.
All Hands selects several messages to publish in a weekly post to help raise awareness about specific messages and useful information for Coast Guard members.
This time of year, the subject of dieting is very popular with the promise of quick weight loss, but it’s important to carefully choose your weight-loss strategy.
All Hands selects several messages to publish in a weekly post to help raise awareness about specific messages and useful information for Coast Guard members
October is National Domestic Violence Prevention Month, an observance that serves to raise awareness and share resources. This year’s campaign encourages all of us to “know the signs” of healthy and unhealthy relationship behaviors.
The newest episode of the Paratus Report is here!
September is National Suicide Prevention Month. The Coast Guard’s theme for this year is “Be there: your action could save a life.” Over 40,000 Americans die each year by suicide, and based on the Department of Defense Health Related Behaviors Study, three percent of Coast Guard members have thought about attempting suicide.