Social Media Links on USCG Homepage

Last night, we officially launched a social media tab on www.uscg.mil which links to the service’s social media sites.  The tab includes links to the Compass, iCommandant, the Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard’s blog and the Department of […]


UPDATED: State of the Coast Guard

The Commandant, Admiral Thad Allen, will outline the Coast Guard’s goals and priorities for 2010 in his fourth and final State of the Coast Guard address tomorrow afternoon. He will provide the address at the National Press Club in Washington, […]


Coast Guard Video of the Year Contest

Everyday, Guardians are involved in amazing rescues, national security operations and drug interdictions. Whenever possible, Guardians capture those Coast Guard operations on video. The videos truly highlight the missions and stories of America’s Guardians. Sometimes you see them on the […]


Day 1: Coast Guard Innovation Expo

As the Compass mentioned last week, we are covering the 2009 Coast Guard Innovation Expo LIVE as the exhibits, panel discussions and other events unfold. You can follow along via Twitter @uscoastguard or search for the hashtag #innovation to see what other […]


Coast Guard Innovation

Next week, the Coast Guard will hold its ninth annual Coast Guard Innovation Exposition at the Virginia Beach Convention Center. This year’s theme is “Innovation Inside – Opportunities Amidst Change.” As the Coast Guard focuses on modernizing its organizational structure […]


Military Wilderness Challenge Winner

Last week, we talked about the various Coast Guard teams participating in the all military Wilderness Challenge including last year’s winners Team Ducky Fuzz and the Masters of Rubber. Sounds like it was a close competition as Team Ducky Fuzz […]


What are your plans for World Maritime Day?

World Maritime Day is fast approaching. What are your plans? Every year the International Maritime Organization (IMO) celebrates this event in different ports across the world with the goal of attracting public, private, and government attention to the importance of […]


Every Guardian is a Spokesperson for the Coast Guard

According to Chapter One Section B.4 of the Coast Guard Public Affairs Manual, “In the Coast Guard, participation in the public affairs program is a ‘condition of employment.’ Each member of the Coast Guard is authorized and encouraged to publicly […]


Official Coast Guard Social Media

The Coast Guard organizational structure can be a bit confusing. Now, with all the social media sites, it can be even more challenging to know where to go for official information.  This post will break down the internal structure and […]


Sunday Scuttlebutt

And yes…I tweeted about this post. A.Thorsson


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