Are you a member of the Coast Guard Reserve? Have you been looking for a way to stay up-to-date on crucial updates? If so, the solution is here. Coast Guard Reserve Personnel Management, RPM, has partnered with the Office of Reserve Affairs, CG-131, in the establishment of a Twitter account that will provide up-to-the-minute information to reservists.
“Social media provides us an amazing opportunity to reach audiences that we have never been able to reach and your personal use of social media can be a big part of this,” said Capt. Tony Hahn, Chief, Office of Public Affairs.
Social media has changed the way we connect with others, engage in conversations or share our mutual interests. Social media is part of our daily lives. That means social media is part of telling the Coast Guard’s story.
To celebrate Valentine’s Day with the men and women who serve, we reached out to our fans to hear why they loved America’s Coast Guard using #CGadmirer. More than 100 Tweets came in on why you appreciate what the Coast Guard does and we’ve shared some of them in this video post. The messages are also now on display at Coast Guard Headquarters so Coast Guard men and women can see your Valentine’s Day messages.
Valentine’s Day is fast approaching and that usually means chocolates, cards and flowers. But the celebration isn’t just for cupid and candy; it’s about love and appreciation! To celebrate Valentine’s Day with the men and women who serve, we’re reaching out to our fans to hear why you love America’s Coast Guard. Throughout this week, we’re asking our fans to share reasons why they love the Coast Guard using #CGadmirer on Twitter. At the end of the week, we’ll take your messages and make a video that will go on display at Coast Guard Headquarters.
In honor of National Safe Boating Week 2013, we asked our virtual friends and family – our followers on Twitter – for boating safety advice. Share, retweet or favorite the advice, or use #boatingadvice to share your own tips. We look forward to hearing how you stay safe on the water!
Coast Guard sponsored musher Ken Anderson is making waves and shaking things up as the 2010 Iditarod nears the end. Click here to read an Anchorage Daily News update on the race and the strategy behind Ken’s surge which currently has him fourth in the standings.
We’re pleased to announce that as of this posting Coast Guard sponsored musher Ken Anderson has moved into tenth place as he continues his epic journey across Alaska’s toughest terrain in the 2010 Iditarod. Here is the latest update from his blog as reported by Ken’s wife and fellow musher Gwen Holdmann: I did get
Coast Guard sponsored Iditarod racer Ken Anderson departs on the race re-start point of the 38th edition of the Iditarod in Willow, Alaska. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class David Mosley) Click the image to view more photos from the restart. Coast Guard sponsored musher Ken Anderson is on course in the
ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Coast Guard sponsored Iditarod musher Ken Anderson visits with the second grade girls from Fire Lake Elementary School, Eagle River, March 2, 2010. The school visit was part of a pre-race community outreach effort, bringing a real element to the children’s participation in following the upcoming Iditarod race. (Coast Guard photo by