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Monday, January 30, 2012
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Delivering Fuel To The Arctic – USCG’s Mission to Nome Complete

Coast Guard icebreaker Healy and tanker Renda have completed their mission to Nome, Alaska, after the safe delivery of an estimated one million gallons of

January 30, 2012
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Sunday, January 29, 2012
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Blog

On Board the Cutter Blackthorn, Twenty-Three Perish…the US Coast Guard Remembers

Yesterday marked 32 years since the sinking of Coast Guard Cutter Blackthorn. Twenty-three of the Blackthorn’s 50 crewmembers lost their lives during

January 29, 2012
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Thursday, January 26, 2012
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Defense

UK Foreign Affairs: Analysis of Pirate “Catch and Release” off the Coast of Somalia [REPORT]

Over the last four years, piracy off the coast of Somalia has become an international phenomenon, plaguing shipping in the Indian Ocean and resisting attempts

January 26, 2012
Total Views: 107

Wednesday, January 25, 2012
Ship Photos of The Week: Recovering Spilled Oil from Icy Waters
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Ship Photos of The Week: Recovering Spilled Oil from Icy Waters

This weeks ship photos are from a joint exercise currently being conducted by the USCG and other environmental response agencies that is aimed at testing new

January 25, 2012
Total Views: 6

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Blog

“Act of Valor” – This Could Be the Raddest Film Ever Made

And will completely put to shame any other movie that has EVER featured Naval Special Warfare.   “Act of Valor” is a 2-year project by film

January 25, 2012
Total Views: 78

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Defense

UPDATE: Don’t Kidnap Americans, Because the US Navy SEALS WILL Find You, and You WILL Die

It’s pretty much that simple.   At President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address last night, he gave Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta a

January 25, 2012
Total Views: 258

Tuesday, January 24, 2012
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Defense

US and Canada Conduct Joint Effort Collecting 5,600 Miles of Arctic Bathymetric and Seismic Data

By Brian Van Pay and Barbara Moore, US Department of State In the enduring spirit of friendship and cooperation, the United States and Canada conducted their

January 24, 2012
Total Views: 22

Saturday, January 14, 2012
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Defense

After Breaking 300 Miles of Ice, USCG Cutter Healy and Russian Fuel Tanker Arrive in Nome

NOME, Alaska — The tanker vessel Renda and the Coast Guard Cutter Healy arrived just offshore of Nome Saturday at 5:13 p.m. and preparations are

January 14, 2012
Total Views: 44

Friday, January 13, 2012
Iranian Speed Boats “Harass” USS New Orleans [VIDEO]
Navy

Iranian Speed Boats “Harass” USS New Orleans [VIDEO]

This video released today by the Pentagon shows Iranian naval patrol vessels “harassing” the USS New Orleans while sailing in the Strait of Hormuz

January 13, 2012
Total Views: 30

Thursday, January 12, 2012
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Defense

Learning the Hard Way…Pirates Try to Board Spanish Warship

At first light on 12 January 2012, having just completed the escort of a World Food Program ship carrying food-aid into Somalia and while operating close to

January 12, 2012
Total Views: 41

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Defense

Austal Splashes the US Navy’s Newest Littoral Combat Ship – LCS 4 “Coronado”

On January 10, 2012, Austal’s Mobile, Alabama shipyard completed the launch of the second 127-metre Independence-Variant Littoral Combat Ship,

January 12, 2012
Total Views: 33

Monday, January 9, 2012
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Defense

US Merchant Marine Academy Barracks Evacuated, 39 Sent to Hospital

Official Statement from the Department of Transportation regarding the evacuation of the US Merchant Marine Academy barracks on 8 January 2012. On Sunday

January 9, 2012
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Saturday, January 7, 2012
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Defense

US Coast Guard Icebreaker Escorts Russian Tanker Through Arctic Ice [IMAGES]

– by LT Connie Braesch, USCG The Coast Guard has a long history of braving harsh Alaskan elements to rescue mariners in distress, protect the U.S.

January 7, 2012
Total Views: 166

The Importance Of Marine Safety Data
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The Importance Of Marine Safety Data

– By Rear Admiral James Watson, USCG Marine safety and environmental stewardship are closely associated when you look closely at the Coast Guard’s

January 7, 2012
Total Views: 77

Friday, January 6, 2012
USS Kidd Iranian pirates hostages VBSS 5th Fleet
Defense

US Navy Detains Pirates, Rescues Iranian Crew [VIDEO/IMAGES]

ARABIAN SEA (Jan. 5, 2012) A U.S. Navy SH-60S Sea Hawk provides support to a visit, board, search and seizure team (VBSS) in a 7-meter rigid-hull inflatable

January 6, 2012
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Thursday, January 5, 2012
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Defense

US Naval Intelligence Discusses Their Role Within the Global Maritime Industry [INTERVIEW]

gCaptain’s Rob Almeida, along with Maritime Domain Awareness expert, Cesar Morales, were invited to the headquarters of US Naval Intelligence (ONI) for a

January 5, 2012
Total Views: 74

Defense

Coast Guard Rescues, Repatriates 125 Haitian Migrants

MIAMI — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Reliance repatriated 125 Haitian migrants to Cap Haitien, Haiti, Thursday. A Coast Guard Air Station Miami

January 5, 2012
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U.K. Chimes In: Disrupting Strait of Hormuz would be “illegal and unsuccessful”
Navy

U.K. Chimes In: Disrupting Strait of Hormuz would be “illegal and unsuccessful”

LONDON (Dow Jones)–Any attempt by Iran to disrupt the flow of oil through the Strait of Hormuz would be “illegal and unsuccessful”, U.K.

January 5, 2012
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The Filipino Monkey Strikes Again (and again and again…)
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The Filipino Monkey Strikes Again (and again and again…)

13 January 2008 – So I’m watching CNN and I do a double take after the reporter (in a completely straight face) says “The harassing radio

January 5, 2012
Total Views: 1833

Wednesday, January 4, 2012
Iran Stresses ‘Hormuz’ Warning, U.S. Doesn’t Seem to Care
Navy

Iran Stresses ‘Hormuz’ Warning, U.S. Doesn’t Seem to Care

TEHRAN — Iran’s defense minister Wednesday stressed his country’s warning against the U.S. navy presence in the Gulf, reinforcing a threat

January 4, 2012
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