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Week in the life of the Coast Guard 2017 – Monday

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!

Always Ready – An innovative approach to ICS training

Recognizing the unique challenges in not only training but preparing personnel to be a part of a response, experienced, qualified ICS coaches from the U.S. Coast Guard Incident Management Assistance Team, Atlantic Strike Team and First Coast Guard District Incident Management Team assembled at Sector Boston to provide a two-day interactive workshop centered on ICS training and obtaining ICS postion specific qualifications.

Adm. Papp testifies at US House committee meetings

Adm. Papp

Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp provided oral testimony before two U.S. House of Representatives subcommittees yesterday on the Coast Guard’s Fiscal Year 2014 budget request. In the morning, the Commandant testified before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security and in the afternoon testified along with Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard Michael P. Leavitt before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Marine Transportation.

Safeguarding ports from natural disasters

Port of Los Angeles-Long Beach

The Coast Guard's maritime transportation system management program ensures safe, efficient, secure and environmentally sound waterways essential to the flow of goods and commerce. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley. Approaching the midpoint of this year’s Atlantic Hurricane season the first eight named storms failed to reach hurricane strength. This

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