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U.S. Coast Guard 2h
Bingo was a vital member of the Maritime Security Response Team West members during a full-scale, multiagency exercise that simulated a terrorist situation aboard a ferry in Cordova, . Exercises like these ensure public safety in the event of a real threat.
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U.S. Coast Guard 19h
released the 2019 Professional Development Reading List today. These were recommended by our workforce for our workforce. They represent the diverse ideas and perspectives that contribute to our greatest strength, our people. 📚
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U.S. Coast Guard Apr 23
- Last Weekend, Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans rescued three people from a disabled vessel in Seven Dollar Bay, Louisiana! 🚁
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U.S. Coast Guard Apr 22
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U.S. Coast Guard Apr 22
Today Coast Guard released a new Arctic Strategy Outlook. Typically released every 10 years—the last strategy came out in 2013—this new strategy was released 4 years early to address the rapidly changing Arctic environment. You can read more at
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U.S. Coast Guard Apr 21
Recording interviews of eyewitness accounts is a way to ensure we never forget the devastation Hurricane Maria brought to Puerto Rico and the VI's and the sacrifice of the Coast Guard men and women who responded in it's wake. Read their stories:
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U.S. Coast Guard Apr 20
The honored Ken White, a Canadian citizen, with the Coast Guard Public Service Commendation for helping mariners in distress by monitoring a wide range of emergency frequencies.
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U.S. Coast Guard Apr 20
Welcome home Port Security Unit 311! These brave Coasties - and proud members of the - returned from a 9 month deployment to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba last week ago 🇺🇸 Enjoy your time with your families, shipmates! You deserve it
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U.S. Coast Guard Apr 19
Practice makes perfect! 🚁 aircrews conduct monthly training so that in the event an actual hoist rescue in necessary, they are proficient in their skills. 📸: Auxiliarist William Greer
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U.S. Coast Guard Apr 19
Yesterday, Cutter Bear (homeported in ) offloaded $62.5 million worth of drugs interdicted off the coasts of Mexico, Central, and South America! Learn more about their patrol: 📸: PA3 Brandon Murray,
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U.S. Coast Guard Apr 18
You may be used to seeing our rescues at sea, but that is not all our highly trained air crews can manage. assisted San Mateo County Rescue personnel in medevacing a 68-year-old woman who had not returned from her hike Monday in Half Moon Bay, California.
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Admiral Charles Ray Apr 18
: will turn nearly 18k lbs. of drugs worth $62 million to DEA agents today. crews seized the drugs near Central/South America. Illicit trafficking lines the pockets of criminal organizations that breed violence. Read more:
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U.S. Coast Guard Apr 18
Base Portsmouth hosted personnel of ALL ranks and from ALL operational and units in the Hampton Roads area to demonstrate their support and to bring awareness to Protecting Our People, Protects Our Mission
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U.S. Coast Guard Apr 17
Coast Guard Station Islamorada rescued two people and a dog after their boat was engulfed in flames this afternoon. Read more about this unit's eventful day here:
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U.S. Coast Guard Apr 17
Boarding Team members from Cutter Sequoia inspect fish holds on vessels to interrupt illegal fishing operations. 🐟 Did you know that enforcing laws to protect living marine resources is one of the Coast Guards 11 official missions?
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U.S. Coast Guard Apr 16
April is Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month but the Coast Guard remains fully committed to sustaining an effective and responsive SAPR program concentrated on eliminating sexual assault from our Service year round.
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U.S. Coast Guard Apr 15
Being the best starts here. Connect with a recruiter today about a career in the . Start now:
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U.S. Coast Guard Apr 14
The ultimate sacrifice. We celebrated and honored the life of fallen shipmate Senior Chief Petty Officer Terrell Edwin Horne III with a commissioning of a cutter named in his honor.
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U.S. Coast Guard Apr 14
Daniel Hahn was one of the many hard-working Coast Guard civilians who have served with distinction in the long blue line - in May 2011, Hahn retired from the Yard with 54 years of service - a record! Read more about his amazing life:
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