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Research, Development, Testing & Evaluation: Smithsonian Military Invention Day
Sun, 21 Jul 2019 14:01:52 +0000
Previously published in the Coast Guard Compass Expanding Coast Guard mission drives need for innovation; latest inventions showcased at Smithsonian event Written by Loretta HaringOffice of Strategic Planning and Communication, Acquisition Directorate Lt. Zachary McCune and Aviation Survival Technician Jason Dahl, a pilot and a rescue swimmer, never thought of themselves as inventors. However, they […]
Coast Guard Cutter Spar – our Aleutian Keeper
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 14:05:44 +0000
By Walter T. Ham IV The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Spar (WLB-206) maintains buoys and beacons that guide mariners through some of the most remote and inhospitable waters in world. Known as the Aleutian Keeper, the multi-mission buoy tender has to travel for almost a week to reach some of the Aids to Navigation (ATON) […]
U.S. Coast Guard co-hosted the 24th Multilateral Maritime Counter Drug Summit
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 14:09:09 +0000
The U.S. Coast Guard Office of Law Enforcement Policy and the Department of State Bureau for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs co-hosted the 24thMultilateral Maritime Counter-Drug Summit (MMCDS) in Alexandria, Virginia on June 18th and 19th. The 24th MMCDS was the largest summit to date, with over 170 maritime counter drug professionals in attendance from operational […]