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Preventing Piracy: Taking action before attacks occur

The April 2009 attack on the U.S. freight vessel Maersk-Alabama reinvigorated America‚Äôs awareness of the threats of piracy. In 2010, piracy continued to rise with ships reporting 445 attacks and pirates hijacking 53 ships, capturing 1,181 seafarers and killing eight. […]


itCG – Innovation Expo, pirates repelled, First Lady honors women vets, Guardians in the community

[youtube iAXn55RdMAU] The Ninth Coast Guard Innovation Expo wraps up today. Yesterday’s focus was on harnessing the power of Guardian innovators. While the private sector can be a powerful force for progress, some of the best ideas come from right […]