USCG completes 25,000th search and rescue mission using Rescue 21 system

Rescue 21 coverage map courtesy USCG General Dynamics C4 Systems announces that the U.S. Coast Guard completed the 25,000th Rescue 21 search and rescue mission in Sector San Francisco, a major milestone for the system that has helped to save hundreds of lives since it was activated in 2005. Currently comprising 26 command centers, 179 towers and covering approximately 37,000 … [Read more...]

Top 10 Recent Failures Of The USCG – Part 1

After making my decision to pursue a life at sea and accept an invitation to study in Annapolis my father said, "The Navy practices while the Coast Guard gets the job done. It's your choice but, if my opinion matters, you are picking the wrong service." This is one of the many points of criticism he made on options I ignored.  Truth is, I should have listened, as operations of … [Read more...]