Richter Tipton


We take a look at the recruiting situation for the US Coast Guard

Recruiting challenges for the Army and Air Force mean they have trouble meeting end-strength goals. But what about the Coast Guard? It has also been having…

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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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Marine Safety Unit/Morgan City.Members from Marine Safety Unit Morgan City inspect waterway facilities near Morgan City, La. on July 14, 2019 as the Coast Guard works to reopen the waterway. Early preparation and communication between federal, state, local, and industry partners helped minimize the potential for damage. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Marine Safety Unit Morgan City.

Coast Guard sets up recruiting corps to deal with struggling numbers

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