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Sunday, December 10, 2023
USCG photo of a Haitian child being rescued at sea
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The Harsh Reality of US Coast Guard Migrant Policy

by John Konrad (gCaptain) When merchant and cruise ships rescue migrants at sea, they offer more than just a lifeline from the perilous waters; they provide

December 10, 2023
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Wednesday, August 23, 2023
Coast Guard Commandant Admiral Linda Fagan at Congress
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Midshipman X: Mariner Relinquishes USCG License Prior to Coast Guard Rape Hearing

by John Konrad (gCaptain) A source close to the investigation has informed gCaptain that Edgar Sison will relinquish his engineering officer license following

August 23, 2023
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Wednesday, July 26, 2023
United States Coast Guard officer with his back turned
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US Coast Guard Seeks Bigger Role to Search, Board Vessels in Pacific

The United States Coast Guard is in talks with Pacific Island countries to expand its maritime law enforcement role by allowing U.S. officers to

July 26, 2023
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Thursday, July 13, 2023
admiral fagan senate hearing
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Senators Call For Inspector General To Investigate US Coast Guard’s Handling of Sexual Assault Cases

by John Konrad (gCaptain) In today’s U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation Subcommittee hearing, the Coast Guard’s budget

July 13, 2023
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US Coast Guard Deploys Icebreaker on Months-Long Mission to the Arctic
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US Coast Guard Deploys Icebreaker on Months-Long Mission to the Arctic

The U.S. Coast Guard deployed USCGC Healy, a 420-ft medium icebreaker, on a multiple-month mission to the Arctic from Seattle on Tuesday.  The Healy is set to

July 13, 2023
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Monday, May 29, 2023
Philippines, U.S., Japan To Hold First-Ever Joint Coast Guard Exercise
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Philippines, U.S., Japan To Hold First-Ever Joint Coast Guard Exercise

MANILA, May 29 (Reuters) – The coast guard of the United States, Japan and the Philippines will hold

May 29, 2023
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Wednesday, May 10, 2023
U.S. Coast Guard Seizes $80 Million of Heroin in Gulf of Oman
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U.S. Coast Guard Seizes $80 Million of Heroin in Gulf of Oman

The U.S. Coast Guard seized $80 million worth of heroin during a May 10 ship inspection in the Gulf of Oman. Using the USCGC Glen Harris, a fast response

May 10, 2023
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Sunday, April 16, 2023
sailing yacht
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Mexico, U.S. Coast Guard Seek Information On Missing Sailors

ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Mexican Navy, with the assistance from the U.S. Coast Guard, is searching for three American sailors, last heard from April 4, near

April 16, 2023
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Monday, April 3, 2023
US Navy Promises To Strengthen Merchant Marine And Coast Guard Partnerships
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US Navy Promises To Strengthen Merchant Marine And Coast Guard Partnerships

U.S. Navy Undersecretary Erik Raven spoke today at the opening ceremony of the US Navy League’s Sea Air Space conference in Maryland, emphasizing the

April 3, 2023
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Sunday, April 2, 2023
NOAA Chart of the Gulf of Mexico
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3rd Mate Exam Pass Rates Plummet

The Consortium of State Maritime Academies, which represents the nation’s six state maritime academies, has asked Commandant of the US Coast Guard Linda

April 2, 2023
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Saturday, April 1, 2023
CNO Gilday Congress
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Top Navy Admiral Says No To Icebreakers

by Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) As tensions rise in the Arctic with Russia and China expanding their presence, Congresswoman Betty McCollum – ranking

April 1, 2023
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Coast Guard Commissions Newest Cutter Warren Deyampert
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Coast Guard Commissions Newest Cutter Warren Deyampert

BOSTON — The Coast Guard’s newest cutter, the Coast Guard Cutter Warren Deyampert (WPC-1151), was commissioned at Coast Guard Base Boston, March 30. Chief

April 1, 2023
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Sunday, March 12, 2023
Eight Dead After Two Boats Capsize Near San Diego
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Eight Dead After Two Boats Capsize Near San Diego

March 12 (Reuters) – At least eight people have died after two fishing boats capsized off the coast of San Diego, California, emergency

March 12, 2023
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Saturday, February 18, 2023
Could AI-Fueled Amateur Radio Rebuild Loran-C?
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Could AI-Fueled Amateur Radio Rebuild Loran-C?

by John Konrad, K5HIP (gCaptain) Loran-C was an incredibly reliable and accurate analog ground-based navigation system, operated by the US Coast Guard. Despite

February 18, 2023
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Tuesday, February 14, 2023
CG 41322 – Book Review 
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CG 41322 – Book Review 

by Capt. Richard Rodriguez – For the sake of transparency, I am a  small boat (commercial assistance towing) guy. Additionally, I was sent a copy of CG

February 14, 2023
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Sunday, January 15, 2023
A disabled tug and barge
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Coast Guard Rescues 7 From Disabled, Adrift Tug

BALTIMORE, Md. – The Coast Guard rescued seven people Saturday from a disabled, adrift tug towing a barge 30 miles offshore from Ocean City. A crew member

January 15, 2023
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Saturday, September 17, 2022
Coast Guard Offloads $475 Million In Illegal Narcotics In Miami
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Coast Guard Offloads $475 Million In Illegal Narcotics In Miami

MIAMI — The crew of the USCGC Legare (WMEC 912) offloaded approximately 24,700 pounds of cocaine and 3,892 pounds of marijuana, worth an estimated

September 17, 2022
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Friday, August 26, 2022
USCGC Oliver Henry
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US Coast Guard Can’t Bunker In Solomon Islands 

By Kirsty Needham (Reuters) A United States Coast Guard vessel was unable to enter Solomon Islands for a routine port call because the Solomon Islands

August 26, 2022
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Sunday, July 10, 2022
USCGC Oliver Berry sailing near clouds
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USCG Cutter Races To Bring Water To Drought-Stricken Pacific Island

On Friday U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Berry crew provided assistance to Kiritimati Island, Kiribati, following their extreme drought. The U.S. Coast Guard

July 10, 2022
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Saturday, July 2, 2022
Coast Guard Urges Safety During 4th of July Weekend
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Coast Guard Urges Safety During 4th of July Weekend

NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is urging all mariners to be safe on the water during the Fourth of July weekend. During the holiday, increased traffic on

July 2, 2022
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