Our video of the year nominee today showcases new equipment for Coast Guard divers, which allows them to remain underwater longer and work in harsher conditions. The 2013 Videos of the Year began Dec. 22, with voting open through Jan. 4, 2014. Continuing through New Year’s Eve, Coast Guard Compass will publish one of the
Aquarius, operated by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, allows aquanauts and astronauts alike to conduct research and simulate mission activities in the water’s low gravity. Diving in an underwater laboratory necessitates a unique expertise. It requires plenty of knowledge about underwater operations and skills held by very few individuals. It was just the kind of job for a Coast Guard diver.
ItCG (In the Coast Guard) posts are a daily feature in the Coast Guard Compass to cover media reports and blog pieces of interest. Two teens drowned Saturday while on a boating trip to celebrate a friend’s graduation in the Hammerman area of Gunpowder Falls State Park in Baltimore County. There is a federal investigation