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Acquisition Update: CG-LIMS Completes Development And Testing Phase, Begins Implementation

The Coast Guard began implementing its maintenance and supply software, the Logistics Information Management System, Dec. 11, 2014. CG-LIMS will initially support four HC-144A Ocean Sentry aircraft at the Aviation Training Center in Mobile, Alabama. U.S. Coast Guard photo.

Acquisition Update: Second C-27J Joins Coast Guard Fleet

The Coast Guard C-27J Asset Project Office in Elizabeth City, North Carolina, received the second C-27J into the fleet Dec. 18, 2014. The aircraft is the second C-27J to complete regeneration at the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group’s facility in Tucson, Arizona. U.S. Coast Guard photo.

Acquisition Update: Coast Guard Crews Continue UAS Research With Joint Fire Scout Demonstration

The Coast Guard Research and Development Center collaborated with the Naval Air Systems Command to conduct a demonstration of the Fire Scout unmanned aircraft system aboard Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf this month. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Luke Clayton.

Coast Guard Transfers HC-130H Hercules Aircraft to NASA

The Coast Guard's transfer of an HC-130H Hercules to NASA on Dec. 10, 2014, is the latest step in the service's plans to replace its HC-130H fleet with new, mission-enabled HC-130J Super Hercules. NASA plans to use the aircraft for airborne scientific research activities and range surveillance. Photo courtesy of NASA.

Acquisition Update: Coast Guard Commissions Fourth National Security Cutter Into Service

The Coast Guard commissioned Hamilton – the fourth national security cutter and the first on the East Coast – into service at Union Pier Terminal in the cutter’s home port of Charleston, South Carolina, Dec. 6, 2014. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Stephen Lehmann.

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Acquisition Profile: Capt. Steven “Sid” Osgood (CG-9336)


Cristen OehrigAs 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>>

 

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