Coast Guard

Shelby Oakley GAO

Coast Guard still struggling with major acquisition programs

The Coast Guard’s biggest programs, the Offshore Patrol Cutter and the Polar Security Cutter are years behind schedule and billions of dollars over budget.

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Francis Scott Key Bridge collapse

The Coast Guard is working overtime on the Baltimore bridge that was knocked into the harbor

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(AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2020, file photo a U.S. Department of Homeland Security plaque is displayed a podium as international passengers arrive at Miami international Airport where they are screened by U.S. Customs and Border Protection in Miami. The damned-if-you-pay-damned-if-you-don’t dilemma on ransomware payments has left U.S. officials fumbling about how to respond. While the Biden administration “strongly discourages” paying, it recognizes that failing to pay would be suicidal for some victims. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)

DHS names new deputy CIO after current one to retire in March

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Federal agencies and academics have a new way to test unmanned sea systems

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Coast Guard

Coast Guard still faces a lot of obstacles to meeting its missions, from acquisition to personnel challenges

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USCG/Petty Officer 2nd Class Ali FlocSeattle Police Department and Thurston County-Sheriff officers train with the U.S. Coast Guard throughout the waters of Puget Sound. Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound U.S. Coast Guard Pacific Northwest.

How the Coast Guard’s satellite imaging plays a huge role in maritime domain awareness

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Coast Guard turns to tech while facing workforce challenges

Coast Guard Commandant Linda Fagan said that service’s people are its most valuable asset, so it must take care of them.

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DoD mobilizes resources to help in Hawaii

In today’s Federal Newscast: The FBI is getting a new leader to take on insider threats. The Defense Department mobilizes resources to help in Hawaii….

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The Coast Guard needs to better protect its own emergency responders

The Coast Guard is famous for its field units up-and-down the coasts. They’re the ones who launch search-and-rescue missions when fishing boats capsize or canoes drift into shipping lanes. But the Government Accountability Office (GAO) report has found the field units often don’t have emergency food and water for themselves.

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