The following is the April 20, 2018 Congressional Research Service report, Coast Guard Cutter Procurement: Background and Issues for Congress. Read More
A new Coast Guard heavy icebreaker is still on top of the top of the service’s shopping, USCGC Commandant Adm. Paul Zukunft told lawmakers on Tuesday. He said the domestic shipbuilding industry and Arctic adversaries China and Russia are keeping an eye on the government’s commitment to buying those vessels. Read More
Shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls has been awarded a $94 million long-lead material contract for the tenth Legend-class National Security Cutter for the U.S. Coast Guard. Read More
Vice Adm. Karl Schultz has been nominated to be next commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, announced Homeland Security Secretary Kristjen Nielsen Thursday afternoon. Read More
SAN DIEGO, Calif. — Between war and peace is the grey zone – a legal status where the rules of engagement aren’t always clear for the Navy and Coast Guard forces increasingly operating there, according to top commanders from the services.
For a significant number of homes in the Northeast U.S., turning up the thermostat or opening the hot water tap almost completely relies on the Coast Guard.
The following is the Nov. 30, 2017 Congressional Research Service report, Coast Guard Cutter Procurement: Background and Issues for Congress. Read More
The following is the Nov. 30, 2017 Congressional Research Service report, Coast Guard Polar Icebreaker Modernization: Background and Issues for Congress. Read More
After nearly two months at sea, USNS Comfort (T-AH-20) returned to homeport Norfolk from providing life-saving care to residents of Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria.
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Venturous (WMEC-625) returned to its homeport in St. Petersburg, Fla. on Monday following a 69-day patrol providing hurricane relief in the Caribbean Sea. Read More