Tag Archives: U.S. Coast Guard

Coast Guard Foundation to host New York event

The Coast Guard Foundation announced the New York Salutes the Coast Guard event will be held October 5, and will honor Coast Guard Sector New York and the Unified Command that responded to a fire on the motor vessel Grande Costa D’Avorio in the Port of Newark in July of this year. During the ensuing emergency response that lasted for six days, claiming the lives ...

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Coast Guard Foundation hires new regional director

The Coast Guard Foundation announced that Jessie Clary recently joined the Foundation’s fundraising team. In her new position as regional director, she will work closely with Coast Guard units in Southern California to identify and fulfill education, morale and wellness, and family support for Coast Guard members. “We are excited to add Jessie to our West Coast team,” said Susan Ludwig, ...

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Coast Guard Foundation announces 2023 Run to Remember

The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to strengthening the Coast Guard community and service by supporting members and families, announced its annual Run to Remember will be held over Memorial Day weekend, May 27-29, 2023. The event honors fallen Coast Guard heroes and their families, and raises funds for the organization’s tragedy assistance programs.Supporters can take part individually ...

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Coast Guard releases 2021 boating safety statistics

With the pandemic putting more people than ever on the water and consequent rise in boating accidents and fatalities, there’s some better news in the newly released 2021 U.S. Coast Guard Recreational Boating Statistics. The latest Coast Guard report shows double-digit declines year-over-year across the board in the main boating safety indicators: Boating accidents dropped 15.7%, injuries decreased 17.2%, and ...

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NMEA to train U.S., Canadian Coast Guard personnel

The National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) has announced that it has been awarded contracts to train both the U.S. Coast Guard and Canadian Coast Guard personnel on installation of marine electronics. The training sessions will be the same four-day, in-person training events that NMEA offers to its members and the general public, which include the Basic Marine Electronics Installer (MEI), ...

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Coast Guard Foundation sets tribute event in New Orleans

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The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to strengthening the Coast Guard community and service by supporting members and families, announced today the Foundation’s first tribute event of the year will take place in New Orleans on March 11. Honoring the members of the Coast Guard’s Eighth District, the event will return to the National WWII Museum for the ...

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Water Sports Foundation inaugural safety outreach exceeds expectations

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A national public relations campaign by the nonprofit Water Sports Foundation has far exceeded preliminary expectations, generating more than 600 million positive boating safety media impressions over a five-month period, from April – August 2021. Designed as a proof-of-concept project funded by a modest nonprofit grant of $89,000 from the U.S. Coast Guard, the Water Sports Foundation’s PR campaign delivered ...

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Registration opens for ABYC/USCG Risk Mitigation Conference

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Registration is now open for the United States Coast Guard (USCG) and American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC) Risk Mitigation: Series 1—Regulations and Electrification to be held virtually on Tuesday, November 9, 2021. The first in a new series of one-day events dedicated to mitigating the risk in designing and building recreational boats, this first conference will focus on the ...

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Coast Guard names new members to National Boating Safety Advisory Committee

The U.S. Coast Guard announced the appointment of 20 individuals to serve as members of the National Boating Safety Advisory Committee (NBSAC). The NBSAC was established on December 4, 2018. The NBSAC members are selected from disciplines within the following fields of expertise: State Boating Safety Programs, Recreational Vessel and Associated Equipment Manufacturers; and National Recreational Boating Organizations and the General Public. ...

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