Top 10 cool facts about the Coast Guard’s new LEED Gold Building in Cleveland

Post written by Lt. Davey Connor The Coast Guard cut the ribbon on a new 25,000 square foot operations, administrative and crew berthing building housing Marine Safety Unit Cleveland, Coast Guard Station Cleveland Harbor, and an Electronic Support Detachment. In […]


Members of Coast Guard Cleveland Area Chiefs Mess after a day of community service

Cleveland chiefs chop and lop invasive crops

A dozen Coast Guard chief petty officers from the Cleveland Area Chiefs Mess gave up a couple hours of their day on May 10 to clear invasive plant species from an area of the Cuyahoga Valley National Park in Brecksville, […]


Coast Guardsmen and Boy Scouts coming together to cleanup on Earth Day 2012

From the field: Earth Day cleanup near Ashtabula, Ohio

Story and photos by BM2 William Campbell, Coast Guard Station Ashtabula, Ohio: In honor of Earth Day, personnel from Coast Guard Station Ashtabula, Ohio, Coast Guard Auxiliary Division 5, Cub Scout Pack 71, and portions of local Boy Scout troops […]


Coasties in the classroom: MSD Massena’s partnership with local schools

The Coast Guard is dedicated to enhancing educational opportunities and career awareness for our nation’s youth through direct participation in educational programs. Crewmembers of Marine Safety Detachment Massena, N.Y., promote excellence in education by working with local schools and providing students […]


From the field: Coast Guardsmen and Milwaukee Firefighters conduct joint familiarization training of a Great Lakes freighter

Guest post written by Lt. j.g. Brian Dykens, Coast Guard Sector Lake Michigan:     More than 30 Coast Guardsmen based at Sector Lake Michigan in Milwaukee, Wis., and more than 70 Milwaukee firefighters conducted joint familiarization training on the […]


Oil in ice: Expanding expertise into new environments

The Coast Guard’s Research and Development Center, in New London, Conn., working with the State of Michigan and other environmental response agencies, held an exercise in the Straits of Mackinac in northern Michigan to try and determine the best ways […]


Multiple agencies hold full-scale maritime security exercise in Port of Duluth-Superior

In the world today, cooperation between agencies responding to events that threaten the safety of the public is paramount. In that spirit of cooperation, more than 15 different federal, state and local agencies came together on Aug. 24, 2011 in […]


Routine boarding in the St. Lawrence Seaway

 Coast Guardsmen in the 9th District are known for their proficiency in all matters of search and rescue, ice breaking, and servicing and maintaining maritime aids to navigation. Members of the public may not be as familiar with the […]


Aircrew members from Air Station Detroit with ken Glendining

Canadian canoeist, encumbered by ice, prompts international rescue

As temperatures rise and the winter turns to spring, the ice covering the Great Lakes continues to retreat. Soon, millions of U.S. and Canadian boaters will get their boats ready to head out onto the water, and now is the time they should ensure they have the right equipment.


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