Coast Guard Cutter Dallas during decommissioning ceremony.

Coast Guard Cutter Dallas is transferred to the Philippines

After 45 years of service to the U.S. Coast Guard, former Coast Guard Cutter Dallas is now a part of the Philippine Navy. The venerable 378-foot High Endurance Cutter was transferred to the Philippines during a ceremony on May 22, 2012, at the former naval base in Charleston, S.C. More than 30 years after he served aboard the Dallas as an ensign...

Vice Adm. John P. Currier

DCMS hail and farewell – A view from the top

As I prepare to turn over the helm to Vice Adm. Manson Brown, and as Command Master Chief Kevin Isherwood prepares to turn over with Master Chief Shane Hooker, we want to thank each of you for your dedication and outstanding service; you all truly em...

U.S. and Canadian Coast Guard Cutters

U.S. and Canadian Coast Guard collaborate on acquisition

When it comes to Coast Guard acquisition, the United States and Canada have a lot to talk about. And with officials from the Canadian Coast Guard traveling to U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters and members of the surface program recently visiting...

Wind Sensors

Cadets evaluate sustainable energy options through capstone project

In November 2010, engineering cadets from the Coast Guard Academy attended the Coast Guard Innovation Expo as a part of the Civil Engineering “Green Guardians” capstone project. The exhibit demonstrated the cadets’ goal to promote a cultural change t...


Advisory council mergers open new avenue for employee feedback

Imagine being one of the only females at your unit and pregnant. As you progress through your pregnancy, you notice that there is much room for improvement when it comes to the existing, outdated U.S. Coast Guard pregnancy policy. However, being new ...

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