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
As Puerto Rico’s hospitals are reconnected to a power grid being rebuilt in the wake of Hurricane Maria, military medical providers continue increasing their ability to treat patients on shore and at sea. Read More
Hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH-20) is steaming to Puerto Rico, as part of Hurricane Maria relief effort, just as federal officials stated only one of the island’s 69 hospitals is fully operational. Read More
Foreign ships can start delivering hurricane Maria relief supplies to Puerto Rico, following a temporary lifting of federal restrictions on transiting U.S. waters. Read More
Marines and sailors from the Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group have established a supply and first responder staging base at Roosevelt Roads, the former naval base now operated as Jose Aponte de la Torre Airport in Puerto Rico. Read More
Responding to the need for humanitarian aid in Puerto Rico, hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH-20) is now preparing to get underway within 96 hours, according to a Department of Defense spokesperson. Read More