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Sharing the Coast Guard’s story

Social media has changed the way we connect with others, engage in conversations or share our mutual interests. Social media is part of our daily lives. That means social media is part of telling the Coast Guard’s story.


Admirer

#CGadmirer

To celebrate Valentine’s Day with the men and women who serve, we reached out to our fans to hear why they loved America’s Coast Guard using #CGadmirer. More than 100 Tweets came in on why you appreciate what the Coast Guard does and we’ve shared some of them in this video post. The messages are also now on display at Coast Guard Headquarters so Coast Guard men and women can see your Valentine’s Day messages.


Admirer

#CGadmirer

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching and that usually means chocolates, cards and flowers. But the celebration isn’t just for cupid and candy; it’s about love and appreciation! To celebrate Valentine’s Day with the men and women who serve, we’re reaching out to our fans to hear why you love America’s Coast Guard. Throughout this week, we’re asking our fans to share reasons why they love the Coast Guard using #CGadmirer on Twitter. At the end of the week, we’ll take your messages and make a video that will go on display at Coast Guard Headquarters.


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#boatingadvice

In honor of National Safe Boating Week 2013, we asked our virtual friends and family – our followers on Twitter – for boating safety advice. Share, retweet or favorite the advice, or use #boatingadvice to share your own tips. We look forward to hearing how you stay safe on the water!


Coast Guard sponsored musher on the move in Iditarod

Coast Guard sponsored musher Ken Anderson is making waves and shaking things up as the 2010 Iditarod nears the end. Click here to read an Anchorage Daily News update on the race and the strategy behind Ken’s surge which currently […]


Latest from the Iditarod

We’re pleased to announce that as of this posting Coast Guard sponsored musher Ken Anderson has moved into tenth place as he continues his epic journey across Alaska’s toughest terrain in the 2010 Iditarod. Here is the latest update from […]


Coast Guard sponsored musher on course in 2010 Iditarod

Coast Guard sponsored musher Ken Anderson is on course in the 2010 Iditarod – known as “the last great race on EARTH.” As of the writing of this blog post, Ken is in 49th place among the 71 teams of […]


2010 Iditarod Begins Tomorrow

The 2010 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race kicks off this weekend and we will be following Coast Guard sponsored racer, Ken Anderson. Anderson is a nine-year Iditarod veteran who has finished the race in the top five twice, with his […]


Social Media Links on USCG Homepage

Last night, we officially launched a social media tab on www.uscg.mil which links to the service’s social media sites.  The tab includes links to the Compass, iCommandant, the Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard’s blog and the Department of […]


UPDATED: State of the Coast Guard

The Commandant, Admiral Thad Allen, will outline the Coast Guard’s goals and priorities for 2010 in his fourth and final State of the Coast Guard address tomorrow afternoon. He will provide the address at the National Press Club in Washington, […]


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