U.S., Canadian Coast Guards Exchange Polar Icebreaker Acquisition Knowledge
The U.S. Coast Guard hosted representatives from the Canadian Coast Guard Nov. 18-19 in Washington, D.C., to discuss design, technical requirements, and building and testing strategies for the two organizations’ polar icebreaker acquisition projects. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Luke Clayton.
Newest Coast Guard Cutter Takes To Sea
Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton steams in formation with Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans in the Florida Straits Nov. 10. Hamilton – the fourth national security cutter – will be commissioned Dec. 6, 2014, in Charleston, South Carolina. Raymond Evans, 10th fast response cutter, has operated out of Sector Key West, Florida, since being commissioned Sept. 6, 2014. U.S. Coast Guard photo.
Acquisition Update: First Coast Guard C-27J Arrives At Elizabeth City
The first C-27J to complete the Coast Guard’s regeneration process arrived at the C-27J Asset Project Office in Elizabeth City, North Carolina, Nov. 13, where it will receive the equipment and systems needed to perform the full spectrum of Coast Guard missions. U.S. Coast Guard photo.
Acquisition Update: Industry Day Connects Coast Guard, Businesses
The Coast Guard acquisition directorate hosted a Coast Guard headquarters industry day to share information on upcoming procurement activities at the General Services Administration National Capital Region regional office building in Washington, D.C., Nov. 10. Presentation links included. U.S. Coast Guard graphic.
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Acquisition Profile: Cristen Oehrig (CG-9323)
Cristen 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>>