The technology has changed over the years but not the mission: to safeguard the Nation’s waterways and the ships, craft and personnel that ply those waters, maintaining the nation’s economy by supporting, guiding and protecting the most efficient form of transport we have – our Nation’s waterborne commercial vessels.
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Adm. Papp stands before Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf as he delivers the 2012 State of the Coast Guard Address. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley. UPDATED with additional text from address. Earlier today, Adm. Bob Papp, 24th Commandant of the Coast Guard, delivered his second State of the Coast Guard