ItCG-Hurricane season, old cutter museums, and a headline whoops

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

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NSC gets TEMPEST certification, much needed modernization moves forward

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

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In the Coast Guard- June 1, 2009

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

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In the Coast Guard- May 31, 2009

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,

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