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Helping Haiti: Coast Guard teams assist in Haiti following Hurricane Matthew

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

While Hurricane Matthew, a category 4 storm, was barreling toward Haiti, a small team of Coast Guard officers was hunkered down in a makeshift command center at a house in Port-au-Prince. The planning and coordination for what became the most destructive storm to hit Haiti in more than 50 years, took place in that makeshift command center and set the tone for the U.S. military response.

Western Hemisphere Strategy in action: Helping Haiti rebuild 5 years later

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Five years later, Haiti still has many challenges, but the U.S. Coast Guard continues to help the country move forward. The recently signed Western Hemisphere Strategy has once again put Haiti in the forefront and made the country a top priority.

Coast Guard Foundation salutes Haiti earthquake responders

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Coast Guard Cutter Oak

Coast Guard members salute their seniors as a sign of respect through a crisp raised hand salute. But a salute can also be an expression of goodwill, such as giving a toast or producing a special commemoration. Last night the […]

Haiti thanks Coast Guard

Friday, July 30, 2010

AMB Joseph and ADM Papp

Hours after a devastating earthquake struck Haiti in January, the Coast Guard Cutter Forward was on the scene. In the days and weeks that followed, many Coast Guard units, resources and members would play a major role in responding to […]

CG Haiti response recognized at Women’s Leadership Symposium

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

The Coast Guard is well-known for being the only American military service in which no career opportunity is closed to women. Just last week, Vice Admiral Sally Brice-O’Hara became the second woman to ascend to the service’s second highest office […]

Video: Crew of CGC Tahoma discuss Haiti mission

Monday, March 22, 2010

You may recall reading quite a bit about the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma during the response to the devastating earthquake that struck Haiti back in January. Now you can watch a video recounting the crew’s experiences in […]

President Obama honors Haiti relief personnel

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

In a White House Rose Garden event, President Obama and Haiti’s President Rene Preval honored those who answered the call in response to the earthquake that struck Haiti back in January. Click here to read their remarks. “We’re joined by […]

Tahoma crew recounts Haiti mission

Monday, March 8, 2010

Click here for a Seacoastonline story featuring interviews with the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma on their deployment to Haiti in response to the devastating earthquake of January 12, 2010. To read more on the Coast Guard response to the […]

Guardians Report In from Haiti – Video Interviews

Friday, January 29, 2010

In this Coast Guard video recently released out of Haiti, you can hear first person accounts from several responders as they talk about their roles and experiences while responding to Haiti after the 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck the capitol of […]

Commandant Thanks Guardians for Haiti Response

Thursday, January 28, 2010

Post Written by Public Affairs Specialist 2nd Class Dan Bender Wednesday Adm. Allen delivered an address to the Coast Guard on its response to the earthquake in Haiti. He emphasized how their actions were a direct reflection of the service’s […]

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