Hurricane season is here, and it is a busy time for the Coast Guard. Here are two stories about training and preparation in Florida. Story here Story here The Coast Guard is stocking up on LED Marine Lanterns for hurricane season. The LED Marine Lanterns are more environmentally friendly. Replacing the traditional lanterns with the
The MK Shop has a set of pictures up that are very fitting with yesterdays feature piece about our fleet. Side by side pictures of the engine rooms of a 378, then and now. Take a look here.
SAN FRANCISCO — U.S. Coast Guard cutter Bertholf approaches U.S. Coast Guard cutter Eagle in the San Francisco Bay here July 23. This represents the first time the oldest built cutter and the newest built cutter in the Coast Guard have transited together. U.S.C.G. photo The Office of Acquisition has been working hard to
In the Coast Guard- June 2, 2009 As you can see the In the Coast Guard title has been shortened to ItCG (you know how we like acronyms in the Coast Guard!), there is also a bit more in the title to let you know what is in store in each post. As hurricane season
theMKShop.com is really a lot of fun to peruse and pretty informative. It isn’t just for the MKs either, anyone interested in what makes the engines in the Coast Guard run might enjoy this site. Check it out!
Station Grand Isle has a unit spotlight in the Commandant’s blog, well worth a read! Link
A 41-foot boat with 27 people onboard that was taking on water about three miles west of the Golden Gate Bridge was assisted by the Coast Guard yesterday. When the Coast Guard got onscene the vessel had some standing water but did not appear to be taking on any more, so they were escorted back
The Commandant met with General Dave Petraeus, US Central Command, and Admiral Eric Olsen, US Special Operations Command, this week and posted a bit about it in his blog.Story here In yesterday’s post there was a bit about the 6 people rescued from their capsized vessel by a 47-motor lifeboat crew from Station Cape Disappointment,
Here is your humor for this Sunday! The CGScuttlebutt comic is drawn by PA3 B. Patton.
This Saturday’s image is from fleet week and the CGC Sturgeon Bay, home ported in Bayonne, N.J. You can see it here.