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Thunderbird Adorns USCG North Bend Helicopters

US Coast Guard Sector North Bend Thunderbird

Southern Oregon has been home to tribal nations of Native Americans long before America became known as “the land of the free and the home of the brave.” In honor of Native American Heritage Awareness, the command of U.S. Coast Guard Sector North Bend adorned the MH-65 Dolphin rescue helicopters with original artwork modeled after cultural references from the confederation

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USCG’s Last-Known Recoverable WWII POW/MIA Laid to Rest

Lt Thomas Crotty USCG MIA POW burial

The U.S. Coast Guard’s (USCG) last-known recoverable POW/MIA from WWII was laid to rest during a ceremony in Buffalo, New York. “Half a world away, Lt. James Crotty demonstrated selfless service in the face of great adversity and calamity,” said Admiral Karl Schultz, Commandant of the Coast Guard. “After 77 long years, he is finally home. I hope his return

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U.S. Coast Guard Discusses Its Developing Role in the Arctic

SEATTLE — The U.S. Coast Guard’s Pacific Area commander discussed the service’s strategic outlook for the Arctic, its new class of polar security cutters, and its efforts to improve maritime domain awareness in the high latitudes. The keynote speech given by Vice Adm. Linda Fagan was during the Arctic Encounter Symposium in Seattle, Washington. The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) recently

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Pollution Threat from Grounded Barge in Alaska

The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) worked with contractors Saturday to mitigate the potential pollution threat posed by a derelict barge on the shoreline of Womens Bay on Kodiak Island. The USCG verified an approximate 300-yard long, one-yard wide, patchy, rainbow-colored sheen coming from the vicinity of the barge that has been grounded on shoreline of the southeast corner of Womens

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Polar Scout Project Tests Mini Satellites Over Arctic

The U.S Coast Guard (USCG) Research, Development, Test and Evaluation (RDT&E) Program, in partnership with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T), launched two 6U CubeSats from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California in December. The CubeSats, or miniature satellites, are part of the Polar Scout project to evaluate the effectiveness of space-based sensors in support of

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