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U.S. Coast Guard Academy Commencement 2020
Thu, 21 May 2020 03:35:41 +0000
U.S. Coast Guard Ensigns ‘Zoom’ Into 2020 Commencement By FRANKIE GRAZIANO• 53 MINUTES AGOShareTweetEmail https://www.wnpr.org/post/us-coast-guard-ensigns-zoom-2020-commencement Parts of the 2020 U.S. Coast Guard commencement were prerecorded and aired during the livestream of the event. In one taped element, graduating cadets took their oath of service in a Zoom call. The uncertainty of coronavirus forced the U.S. Coast Guard […]
The Long Blue Line: The last stand—Coast Guard operations at Okinawa 75 years ago
Tue, 12 May 2020 23:38:28 +0000
 By mamanning1in History onMay 3, 2020No comments BM1 William A. Bleyer, U.S. Coast Guard In late March 1945, nearly 1,300 ships of the Allied forces of America, Great Britain, Australia, New Zealand, and Canada assembled to support the largest amphibious operation of the Pacific War–the invasion of Okinawa and Ryukyu Islands. Okinawa is a large island, sixty miles long […]
The Long Blue Line: 10th anniversary of Deepwater Horizon and the Coast Guard’s spill response mission
Fri, 08 May 2020 23:36:10 +0000
 By mamanning1in Environment, History onApril 23, 2020No comments William H. Thiesen, Historian, Coast Guard Atlantic Area Even Exxon Valdez pales in comparison to the volume, scale, number of Coast Guard resources, how much time has been devoted to [Deepwater Horizon]—all far exceed any previous event.-Capt. Duke Walker, Federal On-Scene Coordinator, U.S. Coast Guard, 2012 In 2010, ten years ago, […]