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Gulf Oil Spill on National Geographic

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

As the world continues to follow the response to the catastrophic oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, National Geographic Channel will air the special Gulf Oil Spill. Combining stunning video obtained from the Coast Guard and emergency response crews […]

The Long Blue Line: Coast Guard operations during the Persian Gulf War

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Units and personnel of the U.S. Coast Guard and its predecessor services have served with distinction in every major American conflict since the founding of the United States. The Persian Gulf War proved no exception to this rule.

Coast Guard National Strike Force ends 2014 with international oil spill assistance

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

NSF coil spill assistance in Bangladesh

The U.S. Coast Guard is well known for its ability to handle oil and other hazardous material spills, but what isn’t well known is that the service often works with other countries to assist with their marine pollution incidents. In this case, the spill was in the Eastern Sundarbans Reserved Forest in Bangladesh.

Gulf Patrol: CGC DECISIVE

Monday, August 9, 2010

Ens. Psimer

Post written by Ensign Andrea Psimer aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Decisive. CGC DECISIVE has been on the scene of the Deepwater Horizon for the past two weeks. The patrol has been a rewarding one despite the circumstances of the […]

Rescue: Saving the Gulf

Friday, July 23, 2010

For months now, millions have been glued to their television sets as the response to the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has played out live across America. This weekend, CNN’s Rob Marciano will take viewers […]

Hurricane Prep, Force Surge Top Commandant’s Gulf Coast Trip Agenda

Thursday, June 24, 2010

Posted on behalf of Admiral Bob Papp: Shipmates, I just returned from my third trip to the Gulf Coast. The focus of this trip was on hurricane preparations and the expanding number of Coast Guard forces deployed to maintain the […]

ADM Papp updates from the Gulf of Mexico

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Yesterday, Admiral Bob Papp, Commandant of the Coast Guard, spent the first of what will be three days touring Coast Guard operations in support of the Deepwater Horizon Response. It was a busy day of fly-overs, meeting with Coasties and […]

Papp Provides Forces, Logistics for Gulf Spill Response

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Adm. Bob Papp, commandant, U.S. Coast Guard, is working this week to fine tune Coast Guard support to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill response effort. One immediate result of Papp’s trip is the transfer of Federal On-Scene Coordinator duties between […]

BP attempts “top kill” to stop oil leak

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

At approximately 1 p.m. (CDT) this afternoon, BP initiated a procedure referred to as a “top kill” in an attempt to stop the flow of oil into the Gulf of Mexico resulting from the explosion and collapse of the Deepwater […]

Rear Admiral Landry talks to bloggers about oil spill

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Rear Admiral Mary Landry spoke to bloggers yesterday about the ongoing response to the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. RADM Landry is the Eighth Coast Guard District commander and is currently acting as the Federal On Scene Coordinator […]

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