The Coast Guard transferred the former cutter Rush to the Bangladeshi navy at a ceremony in Alameda, California, May 6, 2015, marking the sixth transfer of a Secretary-class 378-foot high endurance cutter through the Office of International Acquisition’s Excess Defense Articles program. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Bill Colcough.
In conjunction with a scheduled training flight, the Coast Guard’s first regenerated C-27J medium range surveillance aircraft completes a logistics mission, transporting aircraft parts and ground support equipment to Air Station Clearwater, Florida, April 21, 2015. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ashley J. Johnson.
Coast Guard Team Observes Icebreaking Technology In Finland
Rear Adm. Joseph Vojvodich, director of acquisition programs (left), and polar icebreaker acquisition staff visited Helsinki March 26-27, 2015, to view and discuss Finnish icebreaker design, construction and modeling. The visit provided additional perspective while the service is assessing options to meet its icebreaking mission needs. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Capt. Matthew Stanley.
The Coast Guard awarded a fixed-price incentive firm contract option valued at approximately $499.76 million to Huntington Ingalls Industries for the production of the eighth national security cutter March 31, 2015. This award puts the final NSC in the Coast Guard’s acquisition program of record on contract. 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>>