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Reflections on Katrina – AST2 Sara Faulkner

This week marks the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. Coast Guard response operations in the aftermath of the storm surpassed that of any previous response with a total of 33,545 persons saved. In this series, we will present posts from […]

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Coast Guard air crew has their “Flying Day”

It’s hard to say if propelling yourself off a 30-foot high ramp in a homemade flying machine is a good idea or not. Most people might not think it is. But a few people, a very select group, think it’s a great way to spend a Saturday.

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Guardian of the Week – The crew of CG 6565

Crewmembers at Coast Guard Air Station Savannah provide search and rescue (SAR) coverage for 450 miles of coastline, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year… and they’ve been doing it since 1963. The aircrews hear their SAR alarm go […]

In the Coast Guard- May 29, 2009

There is an interview with Admiral Gary Blore on the Federal Computer Week talking about the National Security Cutter (NSC) Bertholf, its acceptance and issues. Story here There seems to be a lot of confusion, as the Admiral even says […]