Coast Guard tests Digital Lightship capabilitiy

Coast Guard tests ‘Digital Lightship’ capabilities

From distant lights on the horizon to information at a navigator’s fingertips, the U.S. Coast Guard’s Aids to Navigation, ATON, systems have evolved over the years to keep up with technological advances and changing navigation requirements.


Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: Aids to Navigation

Aids to Navigation, including lighthouses, are a historic part of this nation dating back to 1716 when the first lighthouse, Boston Light, was built. Over the years, the ATON program has worked not only to preserve and care for these […]


LT Dave Lewald

Reflections on Katrina – LT Robert “Dave” Lewald

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 […]