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Coast Guard and Navy offload more than $211 million worth of cocaine, marijuana in San Diego

Coast Guard and Navy personnel offloaded approximately 11,400 pounds of cocaine and 9,000 pounds of marijuana Monday, amounting to more than $211 million from seizures in international waters of the Eastern Pacific Ocean. The offload is the result of interdictions made by Coast Guard Law Enforcement Detachment 407 (LEDET) personnel, who operated aboard the USS [...]

February 2nd, 2021 | Posted in Coast Guard | Read More »

CGA names William & Mary assistant Brian Casey its new baseball coach

New London — Coast Guard Academy has turned to the Division I ranks to find its next head baseball coach. Brian Casey, the associate head coach, pitching coach and recruiting coordinator at William Mary for the past eight years, was named the Bears’ new coach on Wednesday by athletic director Dan Rose. Casey replaces C.C. [...]

February 2nd, 2021 | Posted in Coast Guard | Read More »

US Coast Guard: A Long History of Service to America

Ask the average American about the United States Coast Guard (USCG) and most assume it is part of the United States Navy, but that isn’t quite accurate. Under Title 14 of the United States Code (14 U.S.C. § 3) as amended by section 211 of the Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Act of 2006, upon [...]

January 29th, 2021 | Posted in Coast Guard | Read More »

‘This is our duty’: Coast Guard Academy superintendent gets vaccine

As Journey’s “Separate Ways” played in the background, Rear Adm. Bill Kelly, superintendent of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, rolled up his sleeve and got his first shot of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine. “This is our duty,” Kelly said Tuesday morning as he sat for his 15-minute observation period in the academy’s Leamy Hall. “We’re a [...]

January 29th, 2021 | Posted in Coast Guard | Read More »

The US Coast Guard in an Evolving World Order

USCG cutter Bertholf in the Yellow Sea, 2019 (USCG file image) By Jason Smith 01-05-2021 08:37:00 If the United States wishes to maintain its role as a world leader and enforcer of global norms, then it will need to rethink how it projects power around the globe. Defending the rules-based free world order without entering into [...]

January 25th, 2021 | Posted in Coast Guard | Read More »

North Platte High School student nominated for U.S. Coast Guard Academy

Daniel Start of North Platte has been nominated to attend the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, U.S. Sen. Ben Sasse’s office said in a press release. Article source: https://nptelegraph.com/lifestyle/north-platte-high-school-student-nominated-for-u-s-coast-guard-academy/article_8b75b536-5dc8-11eb-b5f6-33bb65cac793.html

January 25th, 2021 | Posted in Coast Guard | Read More »

Bakamla holds virtual workshop with US Coast Guard

Please Update your browser Your browser is out of date, and may not be compatible with our website. A list of the most popular web browsers can be found below. Just click on the icons to get to the download page. Article source: https://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2021/01/21/bakamla-holds-virtual-workshop-with-us-coast-guard.html

January 21st, 2021 | Posted in Coast Guard | Read More »

Glory Blethen selects Coast Guard Academy

Next fall, scholar and athlete Glory Blethen will trade her Boothbay Region’s blue and gold for the U.S. Coast Guard Academy’s blue and orange. Blethen will attend the New London, Connecticut service academy and play Division III basketball for Coach Alex Ivensheck’s team. Blethen is a four-year starter for Boothbay Region and member of the [...]

January 21st, 2021 | Posted in Coast Guard | Read More »

United States Coast Guard patrol vessel stops in Bristol Borough

BRISTOL BOROUGH Bristol Borough received a visit from the United States Coast Guard Marine Patrol Vessel Bonito. The vessel is stationed out of Coast Guard Station Cape May, N.J. Their Homeland Security mission includes the Delaware River. The vessel docked overnight at the Bristol Borough Docks. The crew took advantage of Mill Street and visited [...]

January 17th, 2021 | Posted in Coast Guard | Read More »

You Can Find These Surprising Artifacts at the Coast Guard’s Museum

The U.S. Coast Guard doesn’t care whether you consider it a branch of the military or not. It considers itself America’s Oldest Maritime Defender and has the artifacts to prove it. On the official Coast Guard Instagram account, Coasties started to show off some of the most interesting items in the service’s New London, Connecticut, [...]

January 17th, 2021 | Posted in Coast Guard | Read More »

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