Coast Guard Foundation logo. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Ademide Adedokun.

Coast Guard Foundation honors Deepwater Horizon responders

Last week, the Coast Guard Foundation presented the Guardian of the Heartland award to the flight crews who took part in the search and rescue mission following the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig one year ago today. The aircrews were honored with tributes from U.S. Senator Mary Landrieu, Vice Adm. Sally Brice-O’Hara and Rear Adm. Mary Landry, Coast Guard 8th District commander.


Papp Provides Forces, Logistics for Gulf Spill Response

Adm. Bob Papp, commandant, U.S. Coast Guard, is working this week to fine tune Coast Guard support to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill response effort. One immediate result of Papp’s trip is the transfer of Federal On-Scene Coordinator duties between […]


Rear Admiral Landry talks to bloggers about oil spill

Rear Admiral Mary Landry spoke to bloggers yesterday about the ongoing response to the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. RADM Landry is the Eighth Coast Guard District commander and is currently acting as the Federal On Scene Coordinator […]