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Oklahoma Coast Guard unit supports crucial DOD missions, trains Coast Guard inspectors

What is the U.S. Coast Guard doing in Oklahoma? This is a question asked of members of the Container Inspection Training and Assistance Team almost every day. So what is this group of marine safety professionals doing in the place where the wind goes sweeping down the plains? Keeping people safe from improperly transported hazardous materials, that’s what


On stage

Adm. Papp discusses maritime strategic issues with Adm. Greenert and Gen. Amos

Commandant of the Coast Guard Adm. Bob Papp was joined by Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. James Amos and Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert to discuss maritime strategic issues during the WEST 2013 Luncheon Town Hall Address in San Diego, Calif. A main point of discussion during the event was the Commander-in-Chief’s strategic guidance that the U.S military “…will of necessity rebalance toward the Asia-Pacific region.”


Poster

Shipmate of the Week – Magnus Graham

The Coast Guard is working to create a culture where our entire workforce understands sexual assault is a crime and will tolerate nothing short of respect for their fellow shipmates. As shipmates, each and every person in the Coast Guard […]


DoD Safe Helpline

RAINN and Coast Guard partner for Safe Helpline

Coast Guard Compass asked Scott Berkowitz, president and founder of Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network, to share his thoughts on the new Safe Helpline initiative that provides support to adult active duty and reserve members of the armed services and the National Guard. As Sexual Assault Awareness month comes to a close, preventing sexual assault remains everyone’s duty.


FORT DIX, N.J. - Cmdr. Brenden Kettner listens to a briefing during Expeditionary Combat Readiness training at Fort Dix, Dec. 14, 2010. Kettner is preparing for a one-year tour to Afganistan. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Crystalynn A. Kneen.

Back to Iraq

As a military force, the Coast Guard is often called on by our counterparts in the Department of Defense to provide mission expertise unique to our service. Over the past several years, United States Forces Iraq has called upon the […]


Guardian of the Week – LTs Hannah Bealon and Randall Black

Last Wednesday Lieutenants Randall Black and Hannah Bealon where recognized as the Coast Guard’s selectees for the 2010 Department of Defense African American History Month Recognition Award during a ceremony in Atlanta. Bealon, Reserve Status Manager at the Personnel Service […]


Coast Guard Recruiters Need You!

Coast Guard Recruiters Need You! DoD’s Joint Advertising Market Research and Studies (JAMRS) office is looking for a few good Guardians (active and reserve) to tell recruitment-aged youth and their parents about their jobs and careers in the Coast Guard. […]


CGC Legare Blogger’s Roundtable

On Tuesday, October 13, at 2:00 p.m. EDT, the Commanding Officer of Coast Guard Cutter Legare, Commander D. Scott Bauby, will be discussing the Legare’s role in Africa Partnership Station. The cutter recently returned from a three-month deployment working with […]