Your Coast Guard in 2011 – Great Lakes

The 9th Coast Guard District has responsibility for the largest freshwater system on Earth – the Great Lakes. Made up of massive inland seas stretching from Minnesota to Upstate New York, the Great Lakes contain enough fresh water to cover the lower 48 states to a depth of 9 1/2 feet.


Operational Integration Center opening

Strengthening partnerships, improving border security

The importance of integrated joint operation centers to strengthen partnerships, improve information sharing and facilitate prompt coordination of response resources is a familiar topic on the Compass. Today’s opening of a new Operational Integration Center (OIC) at Selfridge Air National […]