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Missions of the United States Coast Guard

Missions of the United States Coast Guard

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Transportation, U.S. Coast Guard in [Washington, D.C.?] .
Written in English

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  • United States. -- Coast Guard

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    ContributionsUnited States. Coast Guard
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 folded sheet (8 p.) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14943294M

    The Coast Guard supported both combat and traditional service missions, including search and rescue, marine safety, convoy escort duty, troop transport and amphibious operations, port security, and beach patrol. By doing so, the U.S. Coast Guard proved itself Semper Paratus-"Always Ready"-to perform any maritime missions required by the war effort. The United States Coast Guard (USCG) is the coastal defense, search and rescue, and maritime law enforcement branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the country's eight uniformed Coast Guard is a maritime, military, multi-mission service unique among the U.S. military branches for having a maritime law enforcement mission with jurisdiction in both domestic and Headquarters: Douglas A. Munro Coast Guard .

    United States Coast Guard White Paper 1 introduction The United States Coast Guard is america’s maritime first responder. it is the lead federal agency that ensures the safety, security and stewardship of U.S. citizens, resources, interests, allies, and partners in the maritime domain. Commercial Vessel Compliance Office of Investigations & Casualty Analysis. Safety Alerts Marine Casualty Reports Merchant Vessels of the United States Marine Casualty and Pollution Data for Researchers Reporting Forms & NVIC Drug and Alcohol Program Findings of Concern Port and Facility Compliance (CG-FAC).

    AUXAIR participates in many Coast Guard missions including Search and Rescue, Port Over Flights, Waterways and Coastal Security, Marine Safety, Pollution Response, and Aids to Navigation. It also conducts Logistic Transport Missions. AUXAIR is an integral part of the Coast Guard search and rescue team and its homeland security forces. In order to accomplish these missions the Coast Guard has approximat active-duty men and women, 8, Reservists, Auxiliary personnel who serve in a variety of job fields.


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United States Coast Guard Leaders and Missions, to the Present by Thomas P. Ostrom (Author), John J. Galluzzo (Author), Foreword by W. Russ Webster (Author) & 0 more out of 5 stars 1 rating ISBN /5(1). The Coast Guard manages six major operational mission programs: The operational mission programs oversee 11 Missions codified in the Homeland Security Act of That act delineates the 11 missions as “homeland security” or “non-homeland security” missions.

Homeland Security Missions: Ports, Waterways. Written by an outstanding team of historians and distinguished officers, including the current Commandant USCG Admiral Thad Allen, The Coast Guard has more than pages that tell the story from its origins as both the Revenue Cutter Service and U.S.

Lifesaving Service to lighthouses, ice breakers, and the heroes of Hurricane Katrina. Essays on history, search and rescue, and aviation all /5(48).

Missions of the United States Coast Guard. [United States. Coast Guard.;] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book: All Authors / Contributors: United States. Coast Guard. OCLC Number: Notes: Shipping list no.: P. The Coast Guard manages six major operational mission programs: The operational mission programs oversee 11 Missions codified in the Homeland Security Act of That act delineates the 11 missions as “homeland security” or “non-homeland security” missions.

United States Coast Guard U.S. Department of Homeland Security. United States Coast Guard home. News Room Reserve Forcecom Operations Mission Support. Today the Coast Guard has eleven statutory missions (listed in order of percentage of total operating expenses): Mission.

The mission of the United States Coast Guard is to ensure our Nation's maritime safety, security and stewardship. Vision.

Service to Nation We will serve our Nation through the selfless performance of our missions. Missions of the United States Coast Guard book Duty to People. – U.S. Coast Guard. THE COMMANDANT OF THE UNITED STATES COAST GUARD The Coast Guard is on the front lines of our Nation’s effort to protect the American people, our homeland, and our way of life.

While the missions of the Coast Guard have evolved over the last two centuries, our commitment to be “Always Ready” has remained. Fourth class cadets (freshmen) serve as followers, assimilating into the rigors of military life, while developing essential teamwork skills.

Third class cadets (sophomores) serve as personal and professional mentors for 4th class cadets. Second class cadets (juniors) serve as Assistant Division Officers, mentoring. The Coast Guard is a unique branch of the military responsible for an array of maritime duties, from ensuring safe and lawful commerce to performing rescue missions in severe conditions.

Nea men and women are actively serving in the Coast Guard to defend America’s borders and protect the maritime environment. We read the transitions of the U.S.A.'s first permanent naval force into today's U.S. Coast Guard. Most people hear U.S. Coast Guard and think of its everyday peacetime missions of providing port security, maintaining aids to navigation, and performing search and rescue/5(7).

The history of the United States Coast Guard goes back to the United States Revenue Cutter Service, which was founded on 4 August as part of the Department of the Revenue Cutter Service and the United States Life-Saving Service were merged to become the Coast Guard per 14 U.S.C.

§ 1 which states: "The Coast Guard as established Janushall be a military. On an average day, the United States Coast Guard saves 12 lives, responds to 64 search and rescue cases, interdicts over lbs of cocaine, and services buoys.

This book describes the equipment, people, and missions that make this possible. For additional copies, visit: Learn About the United States Coast Guard. The United States Coast Guard carries out three basic roles, which are further subdivided into eleven statutory missions.

The three roles are: Maritime safety Maritime security Maritime stewardship The eleven statutory missions as defined by law are divided into homeland security missions and non-homeland security missions. Non-homeland security missions include: Marine safety, search and rescue, aids to navigation, living marine resources, marine environmental protection.

U.S. Coast Guard History Program. U.S. Coast Guard Missions: A Historical Timeline. Law Enforcement. Establishment of "system of cutters" to enforce customs' laws, Congress authorized the Secretary of the Treasury, Alexander Hamilton, to create a maritime service to enforce customs laws (1 Stat.; 4 August ).

Coast Guard Ethos. Roles and Missions. Before you Arrive. Physical Fitness. Minimum Physical Fitness Standards. Keys to Success. Know Your Chain of Command. Charting Your Course. Company Formation. Learning the Basics. Practical Training.

Preparation for Your First Unit. Required Knowledge. 11 General Orders. Customs and Courtesies. The United States Coast Guard traces its origins tobut was not officially named until At last there is one definitive volume describing its history from inception to the present.

The author, Thomas P. Ostrom, served in the USCGR fromand had basic and advanced training at the USCG Base, Alameda, California.3/5(7). The United States Coast Guard in World War II: A History of Domestic and Overseas Actions by This thorough history details those and other important missions, including combat duties, kamikaze attacks, and typhoons.

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Careers. HR Essentials Career Opportunities Learning Opportunities Wellness Leadership Back to Missions. Maritime Law Enforcement Program.

The Maritime Law Enforcement program protects America’s maritime borders from encroachment, defends. The first two books of the series, The United States Coast Guard and National Defense and The United States Coast Guard in World War II, were operational histories. This book focuses on the administrative history of the Coast Guard and its predecessor services.The Coast Guard is the nation's first line of defense against drug smugglers seeking to bring illegal substances into the United States.

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