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Social Media Links on USCG Homepage

Last night, we officially launched a social media tab on www.uscg.mil which links to the service’s social media sites.  The tab includes links to the Compass, iCommandant, the Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard’s blog and the Department of Homeland Security’s blog as well as provides links to the latest posts on these sites. 

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Guardian of the Week – CGC Hammer and ANT Jacksonville Beach

Rear Adm. Steve Branham, commander, Seventh Coast Guard District, hands a coin to Chief Petty Officer Robert E. Lehmann, officer in charge, Coast Guard Aids to Navigation Team Jacksonville Beach, Fla. U.S. Coast Guard photo 3rd Class Cindy Beckert. PA3 Cindy Beckert contributed to this article The CGC Hammer and Aids to Navigation Team (ANT)

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CG Portal Phase II Set to Roll Out

In Phase II, the new CG Portal homepage will replace the current homepage and use navigational tabs to serve as an internal communications hub to Coast Guard news, information, collaboration and content. The vision for a one-stop-shop portal for internal and external audiences is soon to be one step closer to reality. CG Portal will

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itCG-Free whale-y, collision investigation, CBP drone, cruise ship medevac

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration members remove line caught on a yearling whale in waters west of Molokai, Hawaii, Sunday, Dec. 6, 2009. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Angela Henderson. Click on image to watch video of the disentangling operation. Guardians, along with NOAA and Hawaii state DLNR officials, Sunday freed

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itCG-Thanks, Pearl Harbor memories, search

A member of the Coast Guard Auxiliary and members of the Coast Guard Cutter Mackinaw help offload Christmas trees at the Navy Pier in downtown Chicago Saturday, Dec. 5, 2009. The Coast Guard Cutter Macknaw delivered more than 1,000 Christmas trees from northern Michigan for Chicago-area needy familes in cooperation with the Chicago Christmas Tree

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Guardian of the Week – RDML Sandra Stosz

Rear Adm. Stosz

RDML Sandra Stosz became the first female Coast Guard Academy graduate to achieve flag officer rank. U.S. Coast Guard photo. Written by LT Connie Braesch Recently, the Coast Guard reached another milestone as it becomes a more diverse and integrated organization. In November, Captain Sandra Stosz was promoted to the rank of Rear Admiral (lower

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itCG-Migrant interdiction, sailboat rescue, tragic discovery, education partnership

Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd Class Jeff Dunn, a machinery technician from Aids to Navigation Team Panama City, competes as a crew chief at the Outlaw Race Car Street Finals in Montgomery, Ala. Nov. 11, 2009. Coast Guard video by Petty Officer 3rd Class Stephen Lehmann. Click on image to view video. Guardians on board

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NMC Continues to Make Mariner Credentialing Easier and Faster

Today the National Maritime Center (NMC) launched a new service that will automatically send an email notification to mariners informing them of the status of their credential application as it is being processed by the Coast Guard. Mariners who provide an email address with their credential application will receive an email when their application passes

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Coast Guard Recruiters Need You!

Coast Guard Recruiters Need You! DoD’s Joint Advertising Market Research and Studies (JAMRS) office is looking for a few good Guardians (active and reserve) to tell recruitment-aged youth and their parents about their jobs and careers in the Coast Guard. Officers and enlisted members will be featured in the careers section of todaysmilitary.com, which is

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itCG-Rescue, grounded vessel, helping return from Iraq

Christa Finch holds her son Luke who was rescued from an alleged kinapping by crewmembers from the Coast Guard Cutters Crocodile and Kodiak Island Dec. 1, 2009. Luke, a 3-year-old, was located on a sailboat about 140-miles southwest of Fort Myers after his father allegedly kidnapped him from the Cocoa, Fla., area Nov. 28, 2009.

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