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Your Coast Guard in 2011 – Great Lakes

The 9th Coast Guard District has responsibility for the largest freshwater system on Earth – the Great Lakes. Made up of massive inland seas stretching from Minnesota to Upstate New York, the Great Lakes contain enough fresh water to cover the lower 48 states to a depth of 9 1/2 feet.

Strengthening partnerships, improving border security

Operational Integration Center opening

SELFRIDGE AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE – The information display at the new Operational Integration Center as displayed to a tour given to distinguished visitors, March 24, 2011. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class George Degener). The importance of integrated joint operation centers to strengthen partnerships, improve information sharing and facilitate prompt coordination

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