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We are ready

Priority 1 | MAXIMIZE READINESS TODAY AND TOMORROW: The Coast Guard’s top priority is Service readiness. The increasing global complexity and expanding demand for Coast Guard services necessitates the best people, modern technology, resilient infrastructure, and highly-capable assets. Therefore, we will support our people, invest in mission-enabling technologies, and modernize our assets to guarantee we are ready for the challenges of today while preparing for the threats of tomorrow.



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We are relevant

Priority 2 | ADDRESS THE NATION'S COMPLEX MARITIME CHALLENGES: As the Nation's unique instrument across the full spectrum of maritime operations, the Coast Guard cooperates and builds capacity to police, detect, deter, and counter maritime threats. From education, coordination, and regulation, to enforcement and lethal force, the Coast Guard has a range of capabilities to influence behavior. And we will act with a unity of effort across the increasingly complex maritime domain.

 

 


 

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We are responsive

Priority 3 | DELIVER MISSION EXCELLENCE ANYTIME, ANYWHERE: The Coast Guard is an agile, adaptive force whose greatest value to the Nation resides in our ability to rapidly shift among our missions to meet national priorities during steady state and crisis. and responsiveness. These are the functions that enable operations, mission support, and infrastructure to build resiliency alongside our partners and stakeholders in order to defeat our adversaries and promote national security. We will align all of our Service’s initiatives to promote organizational efficiency, agility, and effectiveness – delivering excellence anytime, anywhere.

 

Objective 3.1.
STRENGTHEN RESILIENCE THROUGH CRISIS LEADERSHIP, EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS, AND SURGE RESPONSE

Objective 3.2.
INNOVATE FOR BETTER ORGANIZATIONAL PERFORMANCE