COAST GUARD: United States Coast Guard Organization and Missions

January 2008
Sea Power;Jan2008, Vol. 51 Issue 1, p137
The article focuses on the role of the Coast Guard in providing maritime security in the U.S. The Coast Guard's "Strategy for Maritime Safety, Security and Stewardship," issued by Commandant Admiral Thad W. Allen, allows the unit to be a multimission military force. Its goals are to strengthen domestic and international rules and engagements, traffic awareness in international oceans, and improve communications systems.


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