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General Messages Weekly Round-up

All Hands selects several messages to publish in a weekly post to help raise awareness about specific messages and useful information.


General Messages Weekly Round-up

This week’s General Messages Weekly Round-up includes a solicitation for student artists and CGIS agents, National African American History Month, Reserve health care, the National Coast Guard Museum and more. Be sure to subscribe to stay up to date!


Ensign Kiley Relf (left) and Michael Caballero prepare to hoist the American flag during a remembrance ceremony Sept. 11, 2014, at Coast Guard Sector New York, in Staten Island, N.Y. Capt. Gordon Loebl, commander, Coast Guard Sector New York, gave remarks on the significant role the Coast Guard played during the maritime evacuation of lower Manhattan 13 years ago. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ali Flockerzi.

Coast Guard Sector New York holds 9/11 remembrance ceremony

To remember the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center, a flag ceremony was performed. An unwavering American symbol, the vibrant red, white and blue colors stood out against the cloudy, gray sky as the flag detail team hoisted it up the pole. Capt. Gordon Loebl, commander, Coast Guard Sector New York, gave remarks on the significant role the Coast Guard plays on a daily basis to thwart terrorist activity and the positive impact of their response on that day.


William Callaghan, unit chief of the National Joint Terrorism Task Force; Jacquelyn Hamelryck, senior special agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation; Christopher Whitaker, special agent, Coast Guard Investigative Service; Brett Simpson, deputy assistant director for operations, Coast Guard Investigative Service; DeAnna Vargas, acting assistant section chief, Domestic Terrorism Operations Section, Federal Bureau of Investigation; and Kevin Kolbye, special agent in charge, Dallas Field Office, Federal Bureau of Investigation pose following an award ceremony.

2012 Military Joint Terrorism Task Force Officer of the Year – S/A Chris Whitaker

Written by Noel Jones. When it comes to securing our homeland, Joint Terrorism Task Forces are on the front line. These FBI-led task forces chase down leads, collect and share intelligence and respond to threats all for one purpose – […]


Keeping our maritime borders secure

Written by Petty Officer 3rd Class Cory Mendenhall, 11th Coast Guard District public affairs. From interdicting drugs and migrants, to protecting America’s Exclusive Economic Zone from foreign fishing vessel incursions, protecting our borders is a national security imperative. As America’s […]


"Ships in the Night" -- Gibbs and the NCIS team partner with a Coast Guard Investigative Service (CGIS) Agent to solve the murder of a Marine gunned down on a dinner boat, on NCIS, Tuesday, Jan. 11 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Diane Neal reprises her role as CGIS Special Agent Abigail Borin. Pictured left to right: Sean Murray, Mark Harmon and Diane Neal Photo: Cliff Lipson/CBS. ©2010 CBS BROADCASTING INC. All Rights Reserved.

CGIS returns to NCIS

Back in March, we introduced you to Abigail Borin, a fictional Coast Guard Investigative Service special agent portrayed by actress Diane Neal on the hit drama NCIS (Naval Criminal Investigative Service).  Well, Borin is back in tomorrow night’s episode, “Ships in […]


CGIS on NCIS tonight!

Don’t forget to tune your television to CBS at 8/7c tonight to see the Coast Guard Investigative Service featured on the hit drama NCIS!


Hit drama NCIS to feature Coast Guard Investigative Service

If you aren’t already one of the 20 million plus that tune into CBS’ hit drama NCIS (Naval Criminal Investigative Service) each week, now might be the time for you to jump onboard. Next Tuesday’s episode, titled “Jurisdiction”, will feature […]


(UPDATED) itCG – search for navy plane, tanker aground, pirates on Lake Erie, sailors rescued

Guardians are searching for a missing Navy plane and its crew off the coast of Texas. Air Station Corpus Christi has deployed a helicopter and jet while Stations Port Aransas and Port O’Connor have dispatched small boats to conduct a […]


itCG-Eagle visits Boston, CGIS asks public for help, busy weekend on Lake Champlain

Coast Guard Barque Eagle attended Sail Boston festivities this week. Check out these links for some great pictures. Here and here Coast Guard Investigative Service (CGIS) is looking for a 40-50 foot speed boat that was driving recklessly on Niagara […]