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Honor, Respect, Devotion to Duty: Fifth Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard Allen W. Thiele
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 10:42:14 +0000
Originally posted by loustewart, Friday, October 13, 2017 Allen W. Thiele was the fifth Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard, serving from 1986-1990. U.S. Coast Guard photo. Written By Petty Officer 2nd Class Loumania Stewart Coast Guard chief petty officers are known to make a significant difference in the Coast Guard. But some […]
 
The Long Blue Line: The Cutter Mercury and War of 1812 Operations in North Carolina
Sun, 15 Oct 2017 10:36:49 +0000
Originally posted by cmsaylor, Thursday, October 12, 2017 A vintage illustration depicts Royal Navy ships launching barges during the War of 1812. (Library of Congress)   Written by William H. Thiesen, Ph.D. Coast Guard Atlantic Area Historian Before the War of 1812, revenue cutters enforced trade laws and interdicted smuggling. During the war, the cutters […]
 
Innovation Program seeks hurricane lessons learned from Coast Guard responders
Fri, 13 Oct 2017 20:34:30 +0000
Originally posted by cmsaylor, Tuesday, October 10, 2017 Coast Guard members evacuate Hurricane Harvey survivors in Houston, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Travis Magee)   By Loretta Haring Office of Strategic Planning and Communication, Acquisition Directorate “Everyone. Needs. A. Phone. Everyone.” “We found an asset tracking/reporting system called […]