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2010-11-30 17:12:00

LEAVENWORTH, Kan., Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Executive Committee of the Armed Forces Bowl is honored to present the 2010 Great American Patriot Award to Admiral Thad Allen, United States Coast Guard (Retired). The award will be presented by Armed Forces Insurance (afi.org), sponsor of the award and the Official Insurance Partner of the Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl (http://www.armedforcesbowl.com/). Recently retired from his post as 23rd commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard,...

2010-11-16 00:00:55

MaxID, a leading provider of identity solutions, was awarded in conjunction with its teaming partner, P-SIG of Chesapeake, Virginia, an Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract by the Unites States Coast Guard for Transportation Workers Identity Credential (TWIC) readers and software. Fairfax, VA and Chesapeake, VA (Vocus/PRWEB) November 16, 2010 MaxID, a leading provider of identity solutions, was awarded in conjunction with its teaming partner, P-SIG of Chesapeake,...

2010-11-08 19:54:54

Stevens Institute of Technology and the Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research (TNO) have recently conducted joint experiments in the Dutch Navy Harbor of Den Helder, where passive acoustic systems from both parties were combined. Initial experimental results are presented at the Waterside Security (WSS) 2010 conference. This important experimental campaign was financed by the Netherlands Ministry of Defence. The collaboration between Stevens and TNO was initiated in early...

2010-10-14 09:00:00

Clay Maitland Honored at 30th Annual Coast Guard Foundation Salute in New York City STONINGTON, Conn., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to the education, welfare and morale of all Coast Guard members and their families, announced today that board member, Guy Edison Clay Maitland, was the recipient of the Coast Guard's Distinguished Public Service Award. Presented by Coast Guard Commandant ADM Robert Papp, the honor for...

2010-10-08 13:49:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Liberty & Freedom Foundation (LFF) is proud to welcome the United States Navy back to San Francisco from October 7-12 for Fleet Week 2010. Thousands of visiting Sailors and Marines from the Amphibious Assault Ship USS Makin Island, with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit embarked, Guided Missile Destroyer USS Pinckney, Guided Missile Frigate USS Curts, Mine Counter Measure ships USS Pioneer and USS Chief, Coast Guard Cutter USCGS...

2010-09-20 09:07:00

CHARLESTON, S.C., Sept. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Public and private sector leaders met in Charleston, South Carolina on August 24, 2010 to optimize U.S. military and port community resiliency during a large scale or national crisis by developing a plan to identify and fortify local critical infrastructure. The meeting is part of an on-going public/private project of the ReadyCommunities Partnership, chaired by former Congressman and former DHS Under Secretary Asa Hutchinson to bring...

2010-08-19 10:27:00

BALTIMORE, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Coast Guard today officially accepted the installation of the Rescue 21 search-and-rescue system that will provide enhanced life-saving communications capabilities to the entire Chesapeake Bay and the Potomac River, reaching as far as Washington, D.C. Rescue 21 enables the Coast Guard to quickly respond to and assist distressed mariners, saving lives and property. It also provides a wireless communications network that the Coast Guard can use...

2010-08-18 11:34:00

August 20, 2010 11 a.m. National Press Club, 529 14th Street NW, Washington, DC, 20045 Conference Rooms WASHINGTON, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Coast Guard Admiral Thad Allen, national incident commander for the federal response to the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, will give an overview of the BP oil spill at a Newsmaker press conference at 11 a.m. Aug. 20 at the National Press Club. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080917/NPCLOGO) (Logo:...

2010-08-03 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 4: COAST GUARD Profile America -- Wednesday, August 4th. Today marks the founding of the U.S. Coast Guard in 1790. At this time, the coast guard is very much in the public eye, with its major role in battling the huge oil...

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2010-07-27 13:50:00

U.S. Coast Guard emergency teams erre dispatched on Tuesday after a boat crashed into an oil well off the coast of New Orleans, sending crude spewing about 20 feet into the air. DHS official Deano Bonano told Fox News that a tugboat or other workboat collided with the well 65 miles from the coast, shearing off its valve structure and releasing pressurized natural gas and light oil. The Coast Guard said it could not immediately confirm reports of oil gushing from the damaged wellhead, which...


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