Today begins our Week in the Life 2017 series. This series will provide you with an insider’s view of what a typical week looks like for Coast Guard members. We will take you from coast to coast, showing you the different aspects of life in the Coast Guard. From standing watch or training on the water to supporting our frontline operations, we will highlight the day-to-day lives of Coast Guard men and women throughout the country and overseas. Let’s start the journey!
The Marine Safety Engineering Program is comprised of Marine Safety Engineers who perform a key function in the Coast Guard’s Prevention program by developing new standards and policy to improve safety, reviewing vessel plans for compliance with Coast Guard standards, and providing technical advice to the field during casualties. Learn more about the Marine Safety Engineering subspecialty here.
July 16 marked the 100th anniversary of the traveling inspection staff, originally created under the Steamboat Inspection Service. These travelers are highly experienced marine inspectors and investigators that help to measure the effectiveness of existing programs and policies.
March is Women’s History Month . In honor of the many contributions women have made to the history of our service, we bring you the stories of the female leaders of the Coast Guard. Today, we are featuring one of our civilian leaders who is tackling a complex maritime safety and environmental protection issue. The
Here’s to you Good Sams! Another great example in the news today of a pilot boat saving a life after a three hour search for a cruise ship passenger. Story here Over one-third of all boating fatalities are alcohol related. So, if ya didn’t know… it’s illegal to operate a boat under the influence of