U.S. Coast Guard Organizations and Missions
- Cutters. // Monkeyshines on America;May2004 U.S. Military Coast Guard, p23
Throughout the 19th century, all ships of the U.S. Revenue Service were referred to as cutters, following the tradition of the British Royal Customs Service. Currently, any Coast Guard ship over 65 feet long is referred to as a cutter. From about 1890 through the formation of the Coast Guard in...
- Industry Report: Homeland Security. Capps, Alan P. // Black Collegian;Feb2004, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p63
Presents information on the organizational structure of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Goals of the department; Functions of the department's Office of the Secretary; Career options within the bureaus and agencies under the department; Missions of the U.S. Coast Guard and...
- THE UNITED STATES COAST GUARD IN GUAM. // Monkeyshines on America;Sep97 Territories Issue: Guam, p24
Presents information about the United States Coast Guard in Guam. Tasks and responsibilities carried out; Historical background; Total number of personnel comprising the U.S. Coast Guard in the state.
- 'Plugging the JO Leak.'. Howe, James // U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Dec2000, Vol. 126 Issue 12, p24
Comments on the article about the U.S. Coast Guard titled "Plugging the JO Leak," by R. Halsey, published in the September 2000 issue of "Proceedings". Clarification of the underlying principle that must be the foundation of every U.S. Coast Guard officer's philosophy; Challenges of a Coast...
- If We Didn't Have a Coast Guard We'd Have to Build One. Downey, Mortimer L. // U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Dec2000, Vol. 126 Issue 12, p32
Discusses the importance of the U.S. Coast Guard. Analysis of the contents of the report "A Coast Guard for the Twenty-First Century"; Services provided by the Coast Guard; Strategic performance goals; Roles and missions and the Deepwater Project. INSET: Figure 1: Coast Guard Strategic...
- The Coast Guard Needs Focus. Stubbs, Bruce // U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Dec2000, Vol. 126 Issue 12, p35
Discusses three ongoing changes that are reshaping the U.S. Coast Guard. Changes in the America's national security calculus; Population pressure and expansion of sea use; Awareness and understanding of the Coast Guard's core competency.
- Storm Approaching! Bowen, Gary R. // U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Dec2000, Vol. 126 Issue 12, p36
Presents the text of the winning piece in the U.S. Coast Guard essay contest titled "Storm Approaching". Rise in Coast Guard missions from alien interdiction to fisheries enforcement; Need for the Coast Guard to improve and centralize training and create a law enforcement rating.
- Semper Paratus The Rest of the Story. Anderson, Michael H. // U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Dec2000, Vol. 126 Issue 12, p40
Presents the text of the first honorable mention in the U.S. Coast Guard essay competition titled "Semper Paratus: The Rest of the Story". Importance of the Deepwater recapitalization project in helping the Coast Guard achieve its missions; Increasing role of the service in national security.
- Toss the Coast Guard a Life Ring. Thorsen, Howard B. // U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Jul2001, Vol. 127 Issue 7, p2
Evaluates the state of the United States Coast Guard. Condition of the service's infrastructure; Federal funding of the service; Impact of President George W. Bush's decision to require a review of national security issues on the service.