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Coast Guard to Re-Compete Multi-Billion Dollar Offshore Patrol Cutter Contract

An artist’s conception of Eastern Shipbuilding’s Offshore Patrol Cutter design. This post was updated to accurately reflect the size of the Offshore Patrol Cutter contract the Coast Guard is re-competing. An earlier version of this post included an incorrect number of hulls included in the re-compete. The Coast Guard is recompeting its potentially $10.5 billion [...]

December 9th, 2019 | Posted in Coast Guard | Read More »

Coast Guard Band presents "A Musical Feast" concert Sunday

If one more musician or celebrity makes a Christmas album, I’ll feed Santa to starving wolves. Although I suppose just one more version of “White Christmas” would be a lot different than all the others. Anyway, why don’t some of these folks take a cue from the United States Coast Guard Band and do some [...]

December 9th, 2019 | Posted in Coast Guard | Read More »

30 years ago, the US Coast Guard Cutter ran aground in Lake Superior

KEWEENAW COUNTY, Mich. (WLUC) – Thirty years ago, December 4, 1989, the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Mesquite ran aground off the tip of the Keweenaw Peninsula while servicing a buoy, which marked the very reef on which she ran aground. U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Mesquite grounded off the Keweenaw Peninsula in December 1989. (USCG Photo) [...]

December 5th, 2019 | Posted in Coast Guard | Read More »

Greens welcome plan to drop Coast Guard Academy project

Even though political parties have strongly condemned the Central government’s decision to drop the project to set up the Indian Coast Guard Academy in Kannur, environmental activists have welcomed the move. The activists have said that implementing environmental laws will ensure the protection of ecologically sensitive areas and prevent their destruction in the name of [...]

December 5th, 2019 | Posted in Coast Guard | Read More »

HSV Rotary hears about Coast Guard

From left, HSV Rotary President John Weidert greets Clara Nicolosi with Rotarian of the Day Harv Shelton. – Submitted photo Clara Nicolosi, a 22-year veteran of the U.S. Coast Guard, addressed the Nov. 21 meeting of the Hot Springs Village Rotary Club. Nicolosi, a Hot Springs Village resident, was introduced by Rotarian of the Day [...]

December 1st, 2019 | Posted in Coast Guard | Read More »

Paul Eugene George

Paul Eugene George, 97, of Chattanooga went home to be with the Lord on November 28, 2019.  Paul was born at home on July 4, 1922 in Vinings, Ga. to the late, William and Florence George. Paul graduated from Marietta High, Marietta, Ga. in 1938. He completed a bachelor of mechanical engineering at The Georgia [...]

December 1st, 2019 | Posted in Coast Guard | Read More »

Coast Guard Auxiliary celebrates 50 years

CHESAPEAKE CITY — The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla of Chesapeake City is celebrating 50 years in service, as it was chartered in 1968. The USCG Auxiliary is a Division of the United States Homeland Security Department, under the auspices of the United States Coast Guard. Here in Chesapeake City, there are 27 highly trained [...]

November 27th, 2019 | Posted in Coast Guard | Read More »

Coaching at Coast Guard has been quite the balancing act for Bill George

New London — Ray LaForte shared an office with Bill George at Ithaca College, where both were assistant football coaches. George was hired as the head coach at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy prior to the 1999 season. LaForte, whose wife Michelle was pregnant with the couple’s older son, Michael, came with him. “I had done [...]

November 27th, 2019 | Posted in Coast Guard | Read More »

US Coast Guard Cutter Bramble Goes to Court Auction

USCGC Bramble By The Maritime Executive 2019-11-19 19:25:58 The U.S. District Court, Southern District of Alabama has entered an order to auction off the retired U.S. Coast Guard Cutter USCGC Bramble. Once a familiar site on the Great Lakes, Bramble will be sold at auction on December 4, 2019.  The vintage vessel has been under [...]

November 23rd, 2019 | Posted in Coast Guard | Read More »

Six New Inductees in US Coast Guard Academy’s Hall of Heroes

In a busy hallway at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut, are a series of memorials known as the Hall of Heroes. Every year near Veterans Day the entire Corps of Cadets and Academy community gather to induct alums into the hall’s Wall of Gallantry memorial. This year, six graduates and their [...]

November 23rd, 2019 | Posted in Coast Guard | Read More »

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