Tag: Air Stations

Reflections on Katrina – AST2 Sara Faulkner

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This week marks the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. Coast Guard response operations in the aftermath of the storm surpassed that of any previous response with a total of 33,545 persons saved. In this series, we will present posts from first responders as they reflect on their response to the hurricane. Click the above image

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Guardian of the Week – The crew of CG 6565

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Ann Baxter, the survivor who was rescued by the crew of CG 6565, receives medical treatment at Hilton Head International Airport aboard a Coast Guard HH-65 Dolphin rescue helicopter Thursday July 15, 2010. U.S. Coast Guard photo Crewmembers at Coast Guard Air Station Savannah provide search and rescue (SAR) coverage for 450 miles of coastline,

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In the Coast Guard- May 29, 2009

There is an interview with Admiral Gary Blore on the Federal Computer Week talking about the National Security Cutter (NSC) Bertholf, its acceptance and issues. Story here There seems to be a lot of confusion, as the Admiral even says himself in the interview, about the Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility (SCIF) and Tempest certification. You

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