ItCG-A civil trial, an administrative review into a Coast Guard response, Auxiliary boating safety

An engineer testifying in a civil trial of an East Naples woman permanently disfigured in a 1999 boating accident, said that the U.S. Coast Guard did indeed say that most propeller injuries can be prevented by a propeller guard. Story here An administrative review has found that the Coast Guard was slow to respond to

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ItCG- Coast Guard SAROPS, man accused of smuggling, and wear your lifejacket

The Coast Guard is continuing to aide in the search for the downed Air France flight. An article on the dailypress.com talks about SAROPS, the newest search tool from the Coast Guard and how it is helping. Story here Last month the Coast Guard searched for survivors after a boat that was believed to be

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Securing the Maritime Borders

What’s your first thought when it comes to U.S. border security? Most people immediately think of land-based illegal activity prevention, but it’s no surprise that drug and migrant smugglers are increasingly using maritime routes to move narcotics and illegal migrants to the U.S. In 2008, around 90 percent of all cocaine destined for the U.S.

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ItCG- Ice breakers a priority, a Silver Life Saving medal, repatriated migrants

ItCG (In the Coast Guard) posts are a daily feature in the Coast Guard Compass to cover media reports and blog pieces of interest. Ice breakers are a top priority for the Coast Guard when it comes to our emerging role in the Arctic, the Coast Guard Commandant Admiral Thad Allen told an audience (mostly

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