Over the past year a team of students from the University of Alabama have traveled across the nation compiling video and conducting interviews for an upcoming documentary on the U.S. Coast Guard’s response to Hurricane Katrina in 2005.
PACIFIC OCEAN – Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael Carola applies chaffing gear to the tow line of a 47-foot motor lifeboat towing an 80-foot commercial fishing vessel. Coast Guard Station Quillayute River, Wash. and Station Grays Harbour, Wash. responded and assisted in towing the vessel safely to port. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) Coast Guard Compass
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