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  DefenseLINK: Armed Forces Day History
August 4 is celebrated as Coast Guard Day to honor the establishment on that day in 1790 of the Revenue Cutter Service, forebear of today's Coast Guard, by the Treasury Department.
The Coast Guard has been continuously at sea since its inception, although the name Coast Guard didn't come about until 1915 when the Revenue Cutter Service was merged with the Lifesaving Service.
Coast Guard Day is primarily an internal activity for active duty Coast Guard personnel, civilian members, reservists, retirees, auxiliarists, and dependents, but it does have a significant share of interest outside the Service.
www.defenselink.mil /afd/military/coastgrd.html   (233 words)

 Coast Guard
Indeed, the Coast Guard’s presence in Korea began soon after the end of the Second World War when a Coast Guard Advisory detachment assisted in the development and training of the Korean Coast Guard, which eventually became the Navy of the Republic of Korea.
The pilot, Coast Guard Lieutenant John Vukic, successfully landed the seaplane in 12-foot seas to rescue and retrieve survivors.
During the Korean War the Coast Guard was always ready to serve with the other armed services of the United States to support the country’s efforts anywhere around the globe.
korea50.army.mil /history/factsheets/coastguard.shtml   (620 words)

 More than a Coast Guard - Editorials/Op-Ed - The Washington Times, America's Newspaper   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Coast Guard search-and-rescue missions were deployed in New Orleans and other areas by about midday Monday, while gale force winds were still in force, buffeting helicopters and skiffs.
Given the Coast Guard's institutional efficiency, Homeland Security head Michael Chertoff was wise in assigning Vice Adm. Thad W. Allen, the Coast Guard's chief of staff, to be the deputy of the embattled Michael Brown, head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
The Coast Guard is now focusing on restoring the Gulf Coast ports hit by Katrina, clearing waterways and assessing the extent of the environmental damage caused by the storm.
www.washtimes.com /op-ed/20050908-090641-4058r.htm   (670 words)

 Indian Coast Guard   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Coast Guard vessels and aircraft have been assisting the custom authorities in anti-smuggling operations and has effectively served national interests in high-risk areas.
The Coast Guard is taking all possible measures to safeguard the long coastal line of India from terrorism and sabotage, with special focus on the highly sensitive west coast ringing Maharashtra and Gujarat.
The Coast Guard has also seen a sharp increase in piracy on the high seas, smuggling contrabands, search-and-rescue operations and to prevent 'possible' covert transfers of weapons of mass destruction and thus additional personnel and equipment will be needed to effectively carry out its duties.
www.bharat-rakshak.com /NAVY/Link1.html   (820 words)

 Cape Cod National Seashore:   Places:   Coast Guard Beach
Coast Guard Beach is a prime swimming beach during the summer season.
Although the parking lot at Coast Guard Beach is open the remainder of the year, parking is limited.
The Humane Society established shelter huts along the coast; later, it built lifeboat stations where surfboats, line-throwing guns, and other lifesaving gear were stored for the use of volunteer crews in times of emergency.
www.nps.gov /caco/places/coastguardbeach.html   (1392 words)

 Team Coast Guard Racing - NASCAR Busch Series Race Team   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Coast Guard Petty Officer Kristine Rommel currently assigned to the Coast Guard recruiting office in Long Island, NY, sang the National Anthem on national TV before the Busch race.
We also had many fans from the Coast Guard at the NASCAR Busch Series race that gave Justin a huge cheer as he was introduced at driver introductions.
This was also the Labonte Motorsports Team Coast Guard's third race this year though the eleventh race for most of the other teams for 2004.
www.coastguardracing.com /news/2004/051804.htm   (846 words)

Indian Coast Guard Air Enclave (ICGAE), Goa is Co located with Naval Air Station Hansa and accommodates 800 Squadron(ICG) which was the first air squadron of the Coast Guard and was commissioned on 22 May 1982 with two Chetak Helicopters.
Coast Guard Air Squadron 747 was activated on 22 Apr 2002 within the premises of Naval Base Kochi.
Coast Guard Air Station Chennai initially operated from the old Airport premises and shifted to the present location on 12 Aug 1992.
indiancoastguard.nic.in /Indiancoastguard/aviation/aviation.html   (1275 words)

 USATODAY.com - Coast Guard plagued by breakdowns   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
WASHINGTON — The Coast Guard's ships, planes and helicopters are breaking down at record rates, which may threaten the service's ability to carry out its post-9/11 mission of protecting ports and waterways against terrorism.
Former Coast Guard commandant and Homeland Security deputy secretary James Loy says "the stakes are simply too high in the post-9/11 environment" to continue to allow the Coast Guard's aging equipment to continue to deteriorate.
The Coast Guard was moved into the Department of Homeland Security in 2003 and given primary responsibility for maritime security in addition to its regular duties.
www.usatoday.com /news/nation/2005-07-05-coast-guard_x.htm   (711 words)

 Coast guard - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Functions of the coast guard were transferred from the Republic of Singapore Navy to what was then the Marine Police in February 1993 [1].
In Canada, the Canadian Coast Guard is a civilian service under the Department of Fisheries and Oceans responsible for patrolling the world's longest coastline of 243,042 km.
Firefighting, KV Svalbard of the Norwegian Coast Guard.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Coast_Guard   (923 words)

 Military.com Resources
Coast Guard Civilian Personnel - Provides news bulletins, benefits information, training programs and calendars, and other resources for civilian employees of the Coast Guard.
Coast Guard Office of Boating Safety - Find regulations, bulletins, publications and other resources relating to boating safety and how you can help ensure it.
Coast Guard Search and Rescue - Learn the facts about this important branch of the Coast Guard, and find SAR manuals, statistics and contact information.
www.military.com /Resources/ResourceSubmittedFileView?file=coast_guard_links.htm   (365 words)

 The US Coast Guard | The United States Coast Guard
During conflicts, the Coast Guard has a primarily logistic function, which includes participation in antisubmarine and amphibious landing operations, operation of transports and invasion craft, convoy escorts, coastal and offshore patrols, and port safety operations.
The type of experience one has in the Coast Guard depends both on the individual and the method of entry one chooses.
Applying to the CGA is usually frowned upon unless you are considering a career as a Coast Guard officer.
www.princetonreview.com /cte/articles/military/coastguardoverview.asp   (1048 words)

 Browse Topic: Coast Guard
Coast Guard Recruitment – Jobs, scholarships, and recruiter links, as well as frequently asked questions about enlisting in the Coast Guard.
The Civilian Arm of the U. Coast Guard.  The Auxiliary is comprised of 36,000 volunteers dedicated since 1939 to safer recreational boating on the waters of the United States.  This site reflects the mission of the Auxiliary in promoting safe boating and includes links by ZIP code to
The U. Coast Guard Research and Development Center is the Coast Guard’s sole facility performing research, development, test, and evaluation in support of the Coast Guard’s major missions of Maritime Mobility, Maritime Safety, Maritime Security, National Defense, and the Protection of Natural Resources.
www.library.okstate.edu /govdocs/browsetopics/coastgrd.html   (395 words)

 United States Coast Guard - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The legal basis for the Coast Guard is 14 U.S.C. which states: "The Coast Guard as established January 28, 1915, shall be a military service and a branch of the armed forces of the United States at all times." On February 25, 2003, the Coast Guard was placed under the Department of Homeland Security.
Enlisted Coast Guard members who have reached the pay grade of E-7, or Chief Petty Officer, must attend the U.S. Coast Guard Chief Petty Officer Academy at Petaluma, California, or an equivalent Department of Defense school, to be advanced to pay grade E-8.
The Coast Guard has proposed the establishment of 34 locations around the Great Lakes where live fire training using vessel-mounted machine guns would be conducted periodically throughout the year.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/United_States_Coast_Guard   (3545 words)

 Coast Guard
Unfortunately, the health of the coast and the ocean are at risk on many fronts.
Protecting the coast and its environment is critical to California's economy and quality of life.
Corporations are pushing to bring a new wave of industrial facilities to the coast, proposing LNG terminals and desalination plants, which have the potential to threaten public safety and the environment.
www.angelides.com /enviros/coastguard.html   (1472 words)

 U.S. Coast Guard ::: The Shield of Freedom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The U.S. Coast Guard is one of five branches of the US Armed Forces, and falls under the jurisdiction of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
In order to accomplish these missions the Coast Guard has 38,000 active-duty men and women, 8,000 Reservists, and 35,000 Auxiliariy personnel who serve in a variety of job fields ranging from operation specialists and small-boat operators and maintenance specialists to electronic technicians and aviation mechanics.
To become a Coast Guard pilot, you must first become a Coast Guard Officer or be a graduate of another armed service's flight school and have served on active duty as a military pilot.
www.gocoastguard.com /faq.html   (2975 words)

 Fatal Coast Guard Aircraft Accidents
Responding to a request for emergency medical evacuation from a vessel on the Mississippi River, the PBY struck a submerged obstacle that caused the aircraft to water loop, separating the wing from the fuselage.
The aircraft was returning to the Coast Guard Air Station on Annette Island when it apparently crashed on Dall Head on Gravina Island, only three miles from the Air Station.
Cain, 29, of Burlington, Iowa, was the first female helicopter pilot in the Coast Guard and the first woman Coast Guard pilot killed during a rescue effort.
www.check-six.com /lib/Coast_Guard_Aviation_Casualties.htm   (7019 words)

 Coast Guard Combat Veterans Association
The Secretary of Homeland Security, previous Commandants of the United States Coast Guard, including living previous Commandants that served prior to establishment of the Coast Guard Combat Veterans Association, and all persons, previously selected as the CGCVA Person of the year, if not otherwise eligible, shall be recognized as Honorary Life Members without voting privilege.
A spouse, child or orphan of a deceased Coast Guard Combat Veteran who died prior to the founding of the Association may be eligible for Associate Membership.
The selection will be made from a list of 3 candidates received from Coast Guard Headquarters that had been chosen by USCG for recognition as a result of outstanding/heroic performance.
www.coastguardcombatvets.com /cgcva_by-laws.asp   (2786 words)

 Amazon.com: The Coast Guard: DVD: Ki-duk Kim (II),Dong-Kun Jang,Jeong-hak Kim,Ji-a Park,Hye-jin Yu,Jin Jeong,Gu-taek ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
A member of Coast Guard Platoon 23, Private Kang (Dong-Kun Jang) monitors a lonely stretch of beach on the Korean shoreline.
Ki-duk Kim is in high form criticizing a small aspect of the South Korean society, the Coast Guard, and through a surrealistic approach he throws out everything on the table at once.
Thus, the South Korean Coast Guard is in constant alert for possible foreign intruders and ready to shoot anyone who approaches the coastlines after sunset in order to protect South Korea.
www.amazon.com /Coast-Guard-Ki-duk-Kim-II/dp/B0009X75HO   (1889 words)

 Amazon.com: The Coast Guardsman's Manual: Books: George E. Krietemeyer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
I am in the Coast Guard myself and when I was in boot camp they even handed out copies of this book to us to learn what we needed to know about the USCG.
If you need information on the roles the Coast Guard has played in history, vessel and aircraft specs and missions or even signaling, this is our basic source.
The Coast Guard has a crede, and it is what every Coastie strives for, what the public needs from the Coast Guard.
amazon.com /Coast-Guardsmans-Manual-George-Krietemeyer/dp/1557504687   (1488 words)

 USCG Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Coast Guard's new boater alert is loud, long-range
MARYS, Ga. (Nov. 19, 2006)--Two Coast Guard homeland security response boats from Maritime Safety and Security Team Kingsbay, Ga., escort high-value U.S. Navy assets on the St. Marys River.
The unit will be awarded with a unit commendation by a representative from Coast Guard Atlantic Area Command for their work from June 2003 to July 2006.
www.uscg.mil   (139 words)

 United States Coast Guard Academy - Department of Athletics - Home
Coast Guard scored 867 points to win the meet.
Coast Guard (3-2), which snapped a personal three-game losing streak against Trinity, jumped out to a 15-7 lead to start the game and led 27-22 at halftime.
The Bears were leading 42-39 with 11 minutes left in the game when a 10-0 spurt allowed Coast Guard to open its largest lead of the game 52-39 with 6:43 left in the game.
www.cgasports.com   (679 words)

 United States Coast Guard Academy
Welcome to the United States Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut.
To meet the professional needs of the United States Coast Guard of educating fleet-ready officers, the program at the Academy is more demanding than non-military colleges.
Developing leaders of character...at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy it is more than just a slogan, it is the core of everyday life.
www.cga.edu   (241 words)

 Coast Guard Combat Veterans Association
Dr. Bill Thiesen, U. Coast Guard Atlantic Area Historian, is looking for World War II veterans to conduct personal and historical interviews.
In addition, he is developing a list of Coast Guard Korean War and Vietnam Veterans for later interviews.
With the opening of the Guardian, the producers of two television series including "Coast Guard at War," wish everyone to know of their other Coast Guard works.
www.coastguardcombatvets.com   (214 words)

 Coast guard - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Currently, the United States Coast Guard us understaffed and they are refering to human trafficking.
If the coast guard were to increase its agents to over 50,000, then the coast guard would not only be able to respond to national crises more effectively, but there would be no need for human trafficking.
Without the need of human trafficking, there would be no human trafficking in the ports of the U.S. In some countries (such as the UK and Ireland) the coast guard has no law enforcement role.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Coast_guard   (993 words)

 Team Coast Guard Racing - NASCAR Busch Series Race Team   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Kevin Harvick and the No. 21 U.S. Coast Guard team capped off an unbelievable season with a celebration fit for a king Saturday night at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
Despite clinching the title last month at Lowe’s Motor Speedway, Harvick had to wait until after the Ford 300 to be presented with his hardware.
However, the 26-time NASCAR Busch Series winner checked that one off the list, too, when he was able to tour the 1.5-mile south Florida track in 30.986 sec.
www.coastguardracing.com   (157 words)

 Coast Guard Vietnam Veterans
It is the hope that many Coast Guard Veterans of Vietnam and Thailand will come to Washington, D. to celebrate this day, remember out fallen and show the world the Coast Guard served with distinction in Vietnam and Thailand
The dedication in 1982 was attended by about a dozen Coast Guard Vietnam Veterans.
This is an open invitation to all those Coast Guardsmen who served in that theatre as well as others who wish to show their support for this effort.
www.coastguardcombatvets.com /wall/cgwall.html   (253 words)

 Office of Boating Safety
The Discontinuation of *CG The Coast Guard has requested all wireless providers to remove *CG used to reach the Coast Guard for maritime emergency assistance.
The Coast Guard plans to distribute a beach safety video along the Oregon and Washington coasts in an effort to remind beachgoers to use caution while on the beach.
The United States Coast Guard announces that it is entering into a partnership in support of recreational boating safety with World Champion Racers, Gino Marrone and Craig Barrie for the 2005 race schedule.
www.uscgboating.org   (278 words)

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