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Acquisition Update: Coast Guard Yard Completes Medium Endurance Cutter Rehab; Transitions to Other Cutters

CURTIS BAY, Md. – The Coast Guard entered a new phase in its long-term strategy to sustain its in-service fleet with a ceremony marking the completion of renovation projects at the Coast Guard Yard Sept. 26, 2014. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Luke Clayton.

Coast Guard Continues Fixed-Wing Recapitalization with Retirement of Falcon

The Coast Guard retired its last HU-25 Falcon after 32 years of service at Air Station Corpus Christi, Texas, Sept. 23, 2014. The Coast Guard’s medium range surveillance fleet, comprised of HC-144A and C-27J aircraft, is replacing the Falcon to provide enhanced patrol, interdiction and search and rescue capability. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Andrew Kendrick.

C4IT Service Center To Hold Industry Day Nov. 18

The C4IT Service Center in Alexandria, Virginia, will host an industry day Nov. 18, 2014, to inform contractors of current and upcoming opportunities within the Coast Guard’s C4IT programs. The event will include remarks by the Coast Guard chief information officer and the Coast Guard's head of contracting activity. For more information, click here. Coast Guard photo.

Acquisition Update: Coast Guard Receives 100th Small Response Boat

The Coast Guard accepted delivery of the 100th Response Boat-Small II from Metal Shark Aluminum Boats at Station Sand Key, Florida, Sept. 19, 2014. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ashley J. Johnson.

Acquisition Update: Coast Guard Orders 44 Additional Response Boats

The Coast Guard ordered 44 Response Boat-Small IIs from Metal Shark Aluminum Boats of Jeanerette, Louisiana, Sept. 19, 2014. The order, which has a total value of $15.2 million, brings the number of RB-S IIs under contract to 159. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Luke Clayton.

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Acquisition Profile: Cristen Oehrig (CG-9323)


Cristen OehrigCristen Oehrig recently was named an assistant project manager for the In-Service Vessel Sustainment project (ISVS), four years after joining the Coast Guard’s acquisition workforce through an internship program for recent college graduates. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Luke Clayton. Learn more>>

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