The Coast Guard has taken delivery of the last Fast Response Cutter the service plans to station in Bahrain. Read More
Nearly 5 percent of the Coast Guard’s active-duty personnel was unvaccinated as the service closed out the year.
The following is the Dec. 30, 2021 Congressional Research Service report, Coast Guard Polar Security Cutter (Polar Icebreaker) Program: Background and Issues for Congress. Read More
The following is the Dec. 10, 2021, Congressional Research Service In Focus report, Use of Force in Cyberspace. Read More
Cyber attacks on the global maritime transportation system – like last month’s breach at the port of Houston – should not be considered a digital Pearl Harbor surprise, a leading security expert said last week. Read More
Illegal and unreported fishing “is happening on an industrial scale” around the globe and the culprit often is China’s subsidized fishing fleet, Navy Secretary Carlos Del Toro said today. Read More
The Pentagon is discussing the possibility of mandating a COVID-19 booster, although no decisions have been made, a department spokesman said today.
A key point in the new National Defense Strategy will be the recognition that “we have to compete only where it makes sense,” according to a senior Pentagon official.
ARLINGTON, Va. – Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Karl Schultz is “guardedly optimistic” Congress will pass a budget before the continuing resolution that’s keeping the government operating through Feb. 18 expires. Read More