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Improving service to mariners, industry and the public

Chicago’s 2017 Industry Day event highlighting industry leaders Story by Lt. John Ramos As the primary federal agency for developing marine safety, security, and environmental protection standards, the Coast Guard’s prevention role is largely regulatory, and our efforts begin in […]


Chicago maritime community convenes Harbor Safety Committee in response to increased use, activity on Chicago River

Post written by: Cmdr. Jason Neubauer and Auxiliarist Jonathan Roth With a metropolitan area of more than 9.4 million people, Chicago is our nation’s third largest city and boasts the largest municipal harbor system in the United States, according to […]


Chicago Welcomes Home the Heroes

     “The willingness with which our young people are likely to serve in any war, no matter how justified, shall be directly proportional to how they perceive the veterans of earlier wars were treated and appreciated by their nation.” […]


Great Lakes Shipmate of the Week: Petty Officer 1st Class Ann Marie Borkowski, MSU Chicago

Coast Guard Petty Officer 1st Class Ann Marie Borkowski, native to Burlington, N.J., is a Marine Science Technician currently station at Marine Safety Unit Chicago, in Willowbrook, Ill., as the Response Division supervisor. Reporting to MSU Chicago, July 2011, Borkowski […]


Coast Guardsmen extend partnership with elementary students

  Nothing like bringing a piece of PIE to friends. That’s what members of Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Chicago brought and shared with students and administrators at Goodwin Elementary School in Cicero, Ill. earlier this week when the unit […]


A little March Madness in Toledo

> Owens Community College in Toledo, Ohio hosted Coast Guard units from Coast Guard Sector Detroit and the Ninth Coast Guard District for a round robin tournament, March 12, 2010. Ensign Cory Hoffman, Public Affairs Officer for Marine Safety Unit […]