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A memorable maritime legacy

Coast Guard Cutter Tampa crewmembers circa 1918. U.S. Coast Guard photo. Written by Petty Officer 1st Class Judy L. Silverstein. It was toward the end of World War I, on a stormy night, when Coast Guard Cutter Tampa disappeared off the coast of Wales with all crewmembers aboard. Considered the greatest single casualty incurred by

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itCG – MSST team in the Gulf of Aden, disabled cargo ship, boat collision, red flare search, joint interagency training

GULF OF ADEN – Coast Guard MST3 Sean Eversole, a member of the Maritime Safety and Security Team out of Miami Fla., practices boarding procedures with the USS Chosin (CG 65) visit, board, search and seizure team Dec. 16, 2009, in the Gulf of Aden. Chosin is the flagship of Combined Joint Task Force 151,

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Guardian of the Week – LT Thomas Shuler

LT Thomas Shuler is pioneering the Coast Guard’s UAS (Unmanned Aerial Surveillance) program by earning the distinction of being our first operational Predator MQ-9 Pilot. LT Shuler is part of a small team of Coast Guard officers based at ATC Mobile, AL that is developing the Coast Guard’s UAS training and standardization program. LT Shuler

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Guardians of the Week – Crew of the CGC Dolphin

Since June, the CGC Dolphin has made two drug seizures totaling over 2,300 pounds of marijuana valued at over $2 million. The cutter Dolphin, an 87-foot Marine Protector-class Coastal Patrol Boat (CPB) based in Miami, is quickly making a name for itself as one of the fleet’s most successful drug interdiction units. Dolphin’s busts would

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Joint Civilian Orientation Conference

Post Written by LTJG Ryan T. White Very few people would have told me that I would see the world from my rolling office chair at Coast Guard Headquarters. Upon receiving orders to the Community Relations Division in 2008, I operated under the preconceived notion that the next three years of my Coast Guard life

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