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South Korea Ferry Death Toll Rises to 61

Updated: April 20, 2014, 7:10 p.m. E.T.

The death toll in a ferry disaster off the South Korean coast officially rose to 61 on Sunday after divers entered the boat and discovered several bodies, the country’s coast guard announced. 157 more words

BP claims mission accomplished in Gulf cleanup; Coast Guard begs to differ

BP this week metaphorically hung a “mission accomplished” banner over the Gulf of Mexico ecosystems that it wrecked when the Deepwater Horizon oil well blew up and spewed 200 million gallons of oil in 2010. 300 more words

Climate & Energy

Operation Appreciation: Join the Red Cross in Saluting Those Who Sacrifice So Much

An often quoted survey conducted in 2010 by Blue Star Families, a national nonprofit network of military families, showed that 92 percent of military family members felt that the general public didn’t fully understand the sacrifices made by military men and women and their loved ones. 359 more words

American Red Cross

Reunited at Last

Though it’s been a long time since I last wrote a blog post, I’m hoping to start back up again where I left off – just this time, I’m happier. 1,182 more words

Coast Guard

The bystanders

A few years ago I was serving on a cutter in the Coast Guard (I’m at a different unit now). We were at a week-long port call and were moored up at a pier. 310 more words

Coast Guard

17 April 1943

Obersteurmann Helmut Klotzch yells for help after his submarine, Uboat-175, is sunk in the Atlantic by U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Spencer 17 April 1943. The sub was just about to attack an Allied convoy. 81 more words


Federal Register Highlights - 4/17/14

Unpublished, time-sensitive and proposed rules for April 17, 2014:

TEMPORARY RULE: The Coast Guard is temporarily modifying the operating schedule that governs the S37 Bridge, at NJICW mile 14.1 over Barnegat Bay, at Seaside Heights, NJ. 736 more words

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