The Gulf Oil Crisis and the USCG: Where are the Resources?

05/10/2010
The Need To Refill [caption id="attachment_8271" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="U.S. Air Force Master. Sgt Paul Tatar, a C-130 Hercules aircraft aerial spray aircraft maintainers, from the 910th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron at Youngstown-Warren Air Reserve Station, Ohio, refill a C-130 with oil-dispersing chemicals on the runway of the Stennis International Airport, Miss,…

Naval Mobile Construction Battalion Builds Causeway in Afghanistan

05/06/2010
This slideshow highlights the role of Naval engineers in supporting ground operations in Afghanistan. [slidepress gallery='naval-mobile-construction-battalion-builds-causeway-in-afghanistan'] Credit: US Navy, Forward Operating Base Payne, Afghanistan, March 15th, 2010 In the first photo, Petty Officer 3rd Class Richard Gaines, equipment operator, dumps clay from a Medium Tactical Vehicle Replacement dump to form…

Looming Gaps Facing the USCG

04/28/2010
[caption id="attachment_7802" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Hanging there (Photo Credit: www.uscg.mil/d9)"][/caption] The USCG plays a central role in securing ocean-going commerce globally. The transit of goods from Asia to the US to Europe shapes a virtual conveyer belt of goods, which define a central part of the lifeblood of “globalization.”  The opening…

Coast Guard’s Response to Fargo Flooding

04/28/2010
In this slide show, USCG activities in support of residents dealing with flood conditions are highlighted.  The activities are generated from the Great Lakes region, a region discussed this week by Admiral Neffenger. [slidepress gallery='coast-guard-responds-to-fargo-flooding'] Credit: U.S. Coast Guard Atlantic Area 3/19/10 Petty Officer 3rd Class Roderick Hathawy, a boatswains…

Torkham Gate:The Busiest Afghanistan-Pakistan Border Crossing

04/26/2010
During a visit to the Torkham border crossing gate, U.S. forces and interpreters are being transported to the border area by mine resistant vehicles, Torkham, Afghanistan, March 25, 2010. [slidepress gallery='centcom-logistics-team-visits-torkham-gate-busiest-afghanistan-pakistan-border-crossing'] Credit: CENTCOM Logistisc Team Visits Torkham Gate, Warrior Citizen Media Center (IMA), Torkham, Afghanistan, 3/25/10 As part of an…