This Day in Coast Guard History – August 12

Thursday, August 12, 2010

1982- Coast Guard vessels escorted the nation's first Trident submarine, the USS Ohio, into its home port at Naval Submarine Base Bangor, providing security for the sub's transit.  Coast Guard units guided the sub past a Soviet spy ship and 400 anti-nuclear protesters.

1984-CGC Munro departed Honolulu for Tokyo, Japan to take part in a bilateral meeting between the Coast Guard and the Japanese Maritime Safety Agency.  While en route, the cutter conducted a Hawaiian Island and Western Pacific Fisheries Enforcement Patrol -- the first of its type ever conducted in the western Pacific by a 378.

1994- "Team Coast Guard" was created when the the commandant, ADM Robert Kramek, approved recommendations that integrated the reserves into the operational missions and administrative processes of the regular Coast Guard, "effectively eliminating the differences between the two service components."

(Source: USCG Historian’s Office)

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