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Admiral Karl Schultz Oct 14
The excels in the gray zone below the threshold of conflict. We face down coercive & antagonistic behavior & foster transparency & partnership. I will discuss our Nation’s challenges in the maritime domain at Tuesday at 0900. Tune-in live:
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Michael Folsom Oct 12
provided photo of today’s salvage operation.
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GreatLakesCommission Oct 9
The GLC is in Québec City! Today, GLC board members kicked off 2019 Annual Meeting events with a tour of the National Assembly. Thanks to the Government of Québec for hosting and special thanks to & for their hospitality.
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Operation Dry Water Oct 8
Always follow your boat’s capacity restriction. Overloading with passengers or equipment can unbalance your craft.
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Joe Comartin Sep 27
Canada and the US patrol the northern border collaboratively though programs like Shiprider, which is symbolic of our close relationship and an excellent example of binational partnership. Thank you to for meeting with me and showing me a Shiprider vessel!
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Detroit District Sep 24
Portions of the lower St. Marys River are closed due to fog this morning. Once it burns off and boats start moving, we expect to see steady traffic at the . You can get estimated arrival times at the hotline: 906-253-9290.
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Detroit District Sep 20
A lock and dam operator at our Soo Area Office snapped the during a foggy sunrise at the Soo Locks as the Lee A. Tregurtha made its approach. U.S. Army Photo by Shane Akre.
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USCG Great Lakes Aug 26
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Lake Erie Aug 20
Drat. Foiled again!
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USCG MaritimeCommons Aug 19
The Pilotage Advisory Committee announced in the Federal Register that it will meet in Port Huron, Michigan, Sept. 12, 2019 to discuss matters relating to Great Lakes pilotage.
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USCG Great Lakes Aug 9
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USCG Great Lakes Aug 8
Pilot documented his crash and rescue! Comms and signaling equipment are crucial in emergencies. Canadian agencies rescued him in 5 hours from !
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USCG Great Lakes Aug 7
This , we honor FN Francis Scott, a crewmember who was aboard CGC Tampa when it was torpedoed by a German U-boat Sept. 26, 1918. Rear Adm. Cottrell presented a Purple Heart to Karen Simons, great niece to FN Scott, at CG Fest in Grand Haven, MI.
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USCG Great Lakes Aug 2
Thx for sharing your fun & safe day at the beach, Audra! "Our boys (4 & 9) were the only kids in lifejackets in our recent family vacation. Both have had swim lessons and our oldest is an excellent swimmer. Be alert and be safe!"
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USCG Great Lakes Jul 29
Promote water safety like Mabel, Oscar, & Huck! Msg us on FB a photo of the fam wearing lifejackets!
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USACE Buffalo Jul 29
64! The number that is reporting for drownings across the since 1/1/19. doesn't want you to be part of this statistic. (your lifejacket) & be aware of the weather/conditions of the lake.
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Michigan Sea Grant Jul 24
Stay safe: If you book or join a charter fishing trip, be sure to check your captain's credentials. Licensed captains are trained in CPR and first aid and are required to have proper safety equipment on board:
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USCG Great Lakes Jul 25
Senior Chief Babione, Officer in Charge at Station St Ignace, addresses partipants at a Ports and Waterways Safety Assessment for the Straits of Mackinac.
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USCG Great Lakes Jul 23
Lifejacket = happy ending.
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Admiral Karl Schultz Jul 18
HAPPENING NOW: The won’t stand for encroachment on U.S. territory/resources. Non-Arctic states operating off our North Coast must adhere to international law & respect U.S. sovereignty. Tune in to - . Follow along for live tweets.
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