The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Junipe stowing boom from their onboard Spilled Oil Recovery System.

Truly, truly multi-mission

Written by: Capt. Bob Whitehouse Approaching pier two at Naval Station Newport, R.I., it’s hard to mistake the nature of work prescribed to the 1st Coast Guard District’s two ocean going buoy tenders  Juniper and Willow.  But despite the forest […]


Rear Adm. Daniel Neptune speaks during the 1st Coast Guard District Commander's Conference.

Resiliency in the 21st century

Written by Seaman Ross Ruddell BOSTON — The U.S. Coast Guard and Northeastern University’s Kostas Research Institute for Homeland Security hosted a conference May 1, 2012 to enhance the exchange of inter-agency information in Burlington, Mass. Dr. Stephen Flynn, co-director […]


Adm. Papp: One year and on track

Update: Paragraph seven has been corrected to reflect that “a fifth [NSC] was fully funded in the 2011 appropriation.” The following blog was posted by Cmdr. Glynn Smith on behalf of Adm. Bob Papp. Last Friday, I had the opportunity […]