Tag: VADM Sally Brice-O’Hara

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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Coast Guard Foundation’s “Tribute to the Fourteenth District”

Coast Guard Foundation logo.

Vice Adm. Sally Brice-O'Hara, vice commandant of the Coast Guard, addresses the crowd at the annual Coast Guard Foundation Dinner. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Angela Henderson. On March 9th, 2011, the Coast Guard Foundation saluted the men and women of the Coast Guard’s westernmost operating area during its annual “Tribute

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The Dorothy Stratton legend lives on

The week’s events began Sunday at dawn when the cutter was launched into the water at the Northrop Grumman Pascagoula, Miss., shipyard. Photo courtesy of Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding. While the christening of any cutter is of particular interest to the Coast Guard, this Friday’s christening of the service’s newest National Security Cutter is an especially proud moment

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VADM Brice-O’Hara on leadership and the future of the Coast Guard

A little more than a week after assuming her duties, the Coast Guard’s second female Vice Commandant found herself before a room of women wearing Coast Guard blue and looking to the service’s highest ranking woman for leadership, counsel and inspiration. LT Anastacia Thorsson reports that the audience received that and then some in this

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ADM Papp’s Memorial Day message

Earlier today, Admiral Papp released the following ALCOAST in recognition of Memorial Day and in honor of “the sacrifice of our fellow Coast Guardsmen who gave their lives in service to our nation.” SUBJ: Commandant’s Memorial Day Message Admiral Robert J. Papp, 24th Commandant of the Coast Guard (U.S. Coast Guard photo) 1. Shipmates, Memorial

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Meet the new leadership team

This morning’s change of command marked the completion of the Coast Guard’s transition to a new leadership team which will guide the service over the next four years.  And, while much of the talk over the coming days and weeks will be about “Admiral Papp’s Coast Guard” we wanted to introduce you to the woman

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Change of Watch: Vice Commandant of the Coast Guard

Earlier today, Admiral Thad Allen presided over the final change of watch ceremony preceding tomorrow’s Commandant Change of Command. During today’s change of watch, Vice Admiral Sally Brice-O’Hara relieved Vice Admiral David Pekoske as Vice Commandant of the Coast Guard. We welcome back former Coast Guard Compass blogger LT Anastacia Thorsson who provided us with

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