Here is a pretty funny blog entry about the experience of an ET2 with some “wildlife” while underway on a cutter. Read it here.
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.
Call of the search (yes, corny line). On Scene- The Blog of U.S. Coast Guard Search and Rescue is here. Check it out!
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
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?
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