Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Paul Zukunft testifies during the House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation hearing in the Rayburn House Office Building in Washington, D.C., March 14, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Patrick Kelley.

Coast Guard commandant testifies before Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Marine Transportation

Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Paul Zukunft testified on the military branch’s Fiscal Year 2019 Budget before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation. He highlighted the service’s efforts to combat dangerous transnational organized crime networks and the funding and support of the Coast Guard’s future major cutter fleet to include Offshore Patrol Cutters, Fast Response Cutters, National Security Cutters and the polar icebreaker program.


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Adm. Papp testifies at Senate Appropriations hearing

Written by Cmdr. Rick Wester. Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp testified before the Senate Committee on Appropriations, Homeland Security Subcommittee, yesterday on the Coast Guard’s Fiscal Year 2014 budget. The Commandant led his opening statement with a strong statement reaffirming […]


Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp testifies at the Senate Committee Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.

Adm. Papp testifies at Senate Law of the Sea hearing

Testifying today before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations at a hearing on the Law of the Sea Convention, Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp stressed that accession to the Convention will better position the Coast Guard to advance and […]


Adm. Bob Papp testifies before the U.S. Senate

Adm. Papp testifies at Senate hearing

Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp testified before the U.S. Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries and Coast Guard Subcommittee about the Coast Guard’s fiscal year 2012 budget today. During the hearing, Adm. Papp provided an oral […]


Adm. Papp testifies at homeland security hearing

Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp testified before the Committee on Homeland Security Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security about the Coast Guard’s maritime security capabilities today. During the hearing, Adm. Papp provided an oral statement where he gave committee […]


Update: Coast Guard Mariner Credentialing Program

Back in July, the Compass posted on the Coast Guard’s Mariner Licensing and Documentation Program, which is now the Mariner Credentialing Program since the various licenses and documents have been consolidated into one passport-style Merchant Mariner Credential (MMC). In that […]


itCG-medevacs at sea, CG unit hosts disabled and terminally ill kids, SAR hearing, NTSB recommendation

Post Written by Bob Hopkins Guardians from Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak medevaced a 32-year-old man with symptoms of pneumonia from a 165-foot fishing vessel approximately 150 miles northwest of St. Paul. The man was delivered safely to St. Paul […]


Coast Guard Authorization Hearing Today

This morning, Coast Guard Commandant Admiral Thad Allen is testifying before the Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries Subcommittee to the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science & Transportation regarding Coast Guard Authorization. Coast Guard Authorization provides the legislative authority necessary to support and […]