Coast Guard

Science, technology and doctrine come together in Navy’s program for unmanned surface vessels

Neither drones nor autonomous ships, unmanned surface vessels, or USVs, will form an important part of the Navy’s strategy of expanding its fleet in…

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FILE - In this Sept. 13, 2016, file photo, a sign welcomes visitors at the entrance to the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, N.Y. Seven suspended men's soccer players at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy will face campus disciplinary hearings over allegations of sexual misconduct, coercion and hazing, according to a federal lawyer. Newsday reported on July 22, 2017, that Assistant U.S. Attorney James H. Knapp said the students were sexually abusive toward a freshman player on the team bus in September 2-17, and they squirted water or urine plus covered several people with food, (AP Photo/Frank Eltman, File)

The Merchant Marine Academy confronts an urgent need to modernize itself

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(Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Carla Ocampo/U.S. Navy via AP)This May 18, 2011 photo made available by the U.S. Navy shows the guided-missile destroyer USS Kidd in the Pacific Ocean. On Saturday, April 26, 2020, the Navy said the number of sailors aboard the ship confirmed to be infected with the COVID-19 coronavirus has nearly doubled, rising from 18 to 33. (Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Carla Ocampo/U.S. Navy via AP)

Navy Ready Reserve still has some vaccine holdouts as omicron rages

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49th Public Affairs Detachment/Spc. Vincent LevelevParatroopers participate in a division run along Long Street during the All American Run on Fort Bragg, N.C. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Vincent Levelev)

Next year’s $770B defense authorization act includes a raise

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(U.S. Coast Guard via AP)FILE - In this Aug. 27, 2021, file photo provided by U.S. Coast Guard, Legend-class U.S. Coast Guard National Security Cutter Munro (WMSL 755) transits the Taiwan Strait during a routine transit with Arleigh Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Kidd (DDG 100). The United States and China are stepping up their war of words over Taiwan in a long-simmering dispute that has significant implications for the power dynamic in the Indo-Pacific and beyond. (U.S. Coast Guard via AP, File)

Coast Guard set to adopt employee performance management program

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A nonprofit law group is trying to help maritime midshipmen facing assault at sea

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Coast Guard prioritizing climate change resiliency, workforce in infrastructure investments

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FILE - In this Aug. 27, 2021, file photo provided by U.S. Coast Guard, Legend-class U.S. Coast Guard National Security Cutter Munro (WMSL 755) transits the Taiwan Strait during a routine transit with Arleigh Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Kidd (DDG 100).  North Korea on Saturday, Oct. 23, accused the Biden administration of raising military tensions with China with its “reckless” backing of Taiwan and claimed that the growing U.S. military presence in the region poses a potential threat to the North.(U.S. Coast Guard via AP, File)

The Coast Guard is the last armed service to wave the white flag on tattoos

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Coast Guard Rear Admiral Mark Fedor

The Coast Guard prepares for a new financial management system

It’s not easy for a federal agency to cut over to a new financial management system. But that’s what the Coast Guard is about to do.

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Alejandro Mayorkas

Mayorkas outlines whole-of-DHS response behind latest cyber sprint

The Department of Homeland Security is putting the collective force of its component agencies behind its latest 60-day cyber sprint focused on transportation…

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Ryan Estrada/U.S. Coast Guard via APAdm. Karl Schultz, Coast Guard commandant, delivers the 2019 State of the Coast Guard Address at Coast Guard Base Los Angeles-Long Beach in San Pedro, Calif., Thursday, March 21, 2019. Strapped with an aging fleet, the U.S. Coast Guard is about to award a contract for a much-needed new icebreaker to help compete against Russia and China for a presence in the Arctic, but the service needs more funding for operations and infrastructure, its commandant said Thursday. (Seaman Ryan Estrada/U.S. Coast Guard via AP)

Coast Guard says 2022 budget is the right path to recapitalization

Appropriators wants to give the Coast Guard about $13.2 billion.

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