State of the Coast Guard Video Released

Thursday, March 05, 2009

The U.S. Coast Guard released video imagery March 4 of Commandant, Adm. Thad Allen delivering his State of the Coast Guard address here at the National Press Club, March 3.

In his address, Allen outlined the service's goals and priorities for 2009, and addressed how demand for the Coast Guard has never been higher.  As an armed service, Department of Homeland Security component agency, National Intelligence Community member and the Nation's lead representative in the International Maritime Organization, the Coast Guard is well equipped to mitigate risks and respond to threats anywhere in the maritime domain.

Allen expressed how he will continue to work with the administration and Congress to ensure the men and women of the Coast Guard have the tools, capabilities and authorities to execute their missions safely and effectively.
 
To view or download video of the State of the Coast Guard address visit:
U.S. Coast Guard Commandant State of the Coast Guard address  http://cgvi.uscg.mil/media/main.php?g2_itemId=484202
U.S. Coast Guard Commandant State of the Coast Guard questions and answers http://cgvi.uscg.mil/media/main.php?g2_itemId=484205

Maritime Today


The Maritime Industry's original and most viewed E-News Service

Maritime Reporter January 2016 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Coast Guard

Noncompliant Cargo Ship Banned from Australia

The 86-meter general cargo ship Noah Satu has been prohibited from entering or using any Australian ports for the second time in less than 12 months, following another round of safety,

Seventh Whale Stranded Off Norfolk Coastline

A seventh whale has been reported in shallow water off the coast of Mundesley, Norfolk this morning, February 9.   A member of the Mundesley Coastguard Rescue

Grounded Giant Chinese Boxship Freed

One of the world's largest container ships has been freed from a mud bank after running aground almost a week ago near Germany's largest port of Hamburg, German authorities said on Tuesday.

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Contracts Navigation Offshore Oil Pod Propulsion Salvage Ship Repair Ship Simulators Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Sonar
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.0754 sec (13 req/sec)