Tag: Eight District

Papp Provides Forces, Logistics for Gulf Spill Response

ADM Papp arrives in Venice, La. to view operations at the oil spill response staging area. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Barry Bena) ADM Papp responded to a proposal that currently sits before the uniform board and wore a new Operational Dress Uniform test item, an eight-point hat, during his recent

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A guardian for all seasons

Coast Guard Cutter Mackinaw breaking ice in this illustration of a Coast Guard photo by Ensign Guillermo Colom. Click the image to watch a video of ice breaking operations aboard the Mackinaw. While last weekend may have marked the official beginning of Spring, the Coast Guard finds itself operating in a bevy of different weather

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itCG – ice breaking begins, EPIRB rescue, arming helicopters, video of the year

In this file photo, the Coast Guard Cutter Penobscot Bay clears a path through the icy waters of the Hudson River. The Penobscot Bay is on its way to the Great Lakes to augment the other eight ice breakers assigned to Operations Taconite and Coal Shovel. (USCG photo PA3 Mike Hvozda) Click the image to

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