Update on the search for the USRC GALLATIN

From James D. Spirek: We completed one week of survey for the remains of the USRC Gallatin during the first week of April.  Partners included the USCG, Charleston County Sheriff’s Office Marine Patrol, City of Charleston Police Department, College of Charleston,...

COAST GUARD BIRTHDAY – FOCUS ON PROFICIENCY

R 021732Z AUG 12   FM COMDT COGARD WASHINGTON DC//CCG// TO ALCOAST BT UNCLAS //N01000// ALCOAST 356/12 COMDTNOTE 1000 SUBJ: SHIPMATES 23: COAST GUARD BIRTHDAY – FOCUS ON PROFICIENCY 1. Shipmates, I recently had the great privilege of visiting the...

House votes to ban Tricare for Life fees

  The House voted Thursday to prohibit the Defense Department from spending any money to implement an enrollment fee on Tricare for Life, the Tricare health plan for retirees age 65 and older. The ban, passed by voice vote as an amendment to the 2013 defense...

Building Dedication

      120719-G-LS819-001-McAdamsDedication NORTH BEND, Ore. – Vice Adm. John P. Currier (left), Vice Commandant of the Coast Guard, speaks to the devotion and bravery of Master Chief Petty Officer retired Thomas D. McAdams (right) during a...

Changing of the watch

  NEWPORT, R.I.—The U.S. Coast Guard is marking the retirement of its commander at Coast Guard Station Castle Hill and honoring him as he steps down as the service's so-called "ancient keeper," a title bestowed on the guard's most...