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Western Hemisphere Strategy in action: Helping Haiti rebuild 5 years later

Five years later, Haiti still has many challenges, but the U.S. Coast Guard continues to help the country move forward. The recently signed Western Hemisphere Strategy has once again put Haiti in the forefront and made the country a top priority.

Remembering 9/11: A decade later

Trade Center attacks

The following blog was posted by Cmdr. Glynn Smith on behalf of Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp. This post from Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp leads a series of posts that highlight the Coast Guard response on Sept. 11, 2001, and how our service has evolved over the past decade as the nation

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People’s Choice – Photo Contest, Round 3

2010 Photo Contest

We are entering week three of the People’s Choice award for this year’s Coast Guard Photo Contest. Every Monday, we are unveiling another batch of photos as we count down the top 40 of the more than 600 photos submitted. Below is the next set of photos taking you behind the scenes and into the

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Coast Guard seizes $80 million in cocaine

cocaine offload

HS1 Larry Berman, a crewmember of CGC Tahoma, stacks bales of cocaine on the pier at Base Support Unit Miami. U.S. Coast Guard photo by PA2 Nick Ameen. The CGC Forward and CGC Tahoma crews are making headlines again! After a valiant response immediately following the devastating earthquake earlier this year in Haiti, the crews continue

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Video: Crew of CGC Tahoma discuss Haiti mission

You may recall reading quite a bit about the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma during the response to the devastating earthquake that struck Haiti back in January. Now you can watch a video recounting the crew’s experiences in Haiti by clicking here. You can also click here to read archived Compass blog posts

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Tahoma crew recounts Haiti mission

Click here for a Seacoastonline story featuring interviews with the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma on their deployment to Haiti in response to the devastating earthquake of January 12, 2010. To read more on the Coast Guard response to the Haiti earthquake, click here.

Guardians Report In from Haiti

HS3 Elias Gomez PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – HS2 Elias Gomez talks about his experiences while helping Haitians after the recent earthquake. Click on the image to watch the video. Two video interviews just came in from a Guardian who reflects upon his time spent in Port-au-Prince during the first few days after the devastating earthquake. Petty

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Guardians in Action – Multiple Units Coordinate Medevac

CNN’s Kiran Chetry speaks with Coast Guard officers on their work in quake-ravaged Haiti during a live interview January 21, 2010. Click on the image to watch the video. Today, during a live interview with CNN (see video above), Guardians discussed ongoing Haiti response efforts and highlighted a miraculous rescue that took place two days

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Coast Guard in Action: Guardians of CGC Tahoma

Over the past week, we have brought you the stories of Guardians responding to the Haiti earthquake. Today, we bring you a simple quote from the commanding officer of the Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma along with Coast Guard images highlighting his crew in action. Together, they tell the story of the Coast Guard response as

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Guardians Report In from Haiti

Coast Guard Cutter Mohawk crewmembers help carry a young Haitian girl on a stretcher to a rescue helicopter where she will be airlifted to a local hospital for treatment of her serious leg injury. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Etta Smith) As relief operations continue in the wake of the Haiti

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