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C-27J Medium Range Aircraft MH-65 short range recovery helicopters Former Coast Guard Cutter Rush C-27J Medium Range Aircraft Rear Adm. Joseph Vojvodich and polar icebreaker acquisition program staff

Coast Guard C-27J Successfully Delivers Rescue Gear During Training Mission

As part of its operational procedures testing and crew training, the Coast Guard’s first regenerated C-27J medium range surveillance aircraft completed four aerial deliveries of rescue gear to a Coast Guard Auxiliary vessel conducting a training mission in Albemarle Sound, North Carolina, May 8, 2015. U.S. Coast Guard photo.

Acquisition Update: Coast Guard Outfits Final Air Station With Upgraded Recovery Helicopters

The Coast Guard delivered its 93rd upgraded MH-65D Dolphin short range recovery helicopter to Air Station Detroit May 8, 2015, bringing this segment of the recapitalization and modernization program to full operational capability. U.S. Coast Guard photo.

Acquisition Update: Former Coast Guard Cutter Rush Transferred To Bangladesh

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.

Coast Guard’s First C-27J Provides Logistics Support In The Field

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.

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


Capt. Steven “Sid” OsgoodAs 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>>

 

Last Modified 5/27/2015