District commander promotes boating safety in Chicago

Last week, as part of National Safe Boating Week, an annual observance sponsored by the National Safe Boating Council and endorsed by the Coast Guard, Rear Adm. Michael Parks, commander of the Ninth Coast Guard District, traveled to Chicago to […]


Paddles Up Great Lakes!

> Today’s post is from Mr. Frank Jennings, the Ninth District’s Recreational Boating Safety Specialist. Get ready for “Paddles Up Great Lakes,” an educational outreach campaign aimed at raising safe boating awareness among the region’s paddlesports community. The Ninth Coast […]