RDC Completes Second Leg Of Cellular Trials At Sea
The Coast Guard Research and Development Center capped off a collaboration with government and industry partners off Palm Beach, Florida, Jan. 13-14, 2015, testing how 911 voice, GPS and caller information from cellphones can be integrated into the Coast Guard’s Rescue 21 system for search and rescue response. Next Generation 911 trials conclude this summer. U.S. Coast Guard photos.
ATC Mobile First To Use CG-LIMS
Aviation Training Center Mobile, Alabama, transitioned maintenance management of its HC-144A medium-range surveillance planes to the Coast Guard Logistics Information Management System Jan. 14, 2014. The ATC’s four HC-144As are the first Coast Guard assets to be fully supported by CG-LIMS. U.S. Coast Guard photo.
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Acquisition Profile: Capt. Steven “Sid” Osgood (CG-9336)
As Capt. Steven “Sid” Osgood planned his career as a Coast Guard engineer, he never expected he would become responsible for delivering a new financial management service for the Coast Guard. Even so, the project manager for the Financial Management Service Improvement Initiative project is finding that the more than six years he spent working on engineering aspects of complex acquisition projects turned out to be solid preparation for his new position. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Luke Clayton. Learn more>>