Posts Tagged: Coast

16 House Lawmakers to Renew East Coast Missile Site Push

Sixteen Republicans on the House Armed Services Committee want Appropriations Defense subcommittee Chairman Bill Young (R-Fla.) to add $250 million to the fiscal year 2014 defense spending bill for a missile site on the East Coast, The Hill newspaper reports. Jeremy Herb writes the House and Senate Armed Services panels are set to mark up… Read more »

Combined Federal Campaign of the National Capital Area Recognized by the U.S. Office of Personnel Management: CFC Hero Awards

Global Impact, whose mission is to assure help for the world’s most vulnerable people, announced Lieutenant Commander Michael Edwards and Mr. Edward Gingold received the CFC Hero Award from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) for their efforts as campaign workers for the 2011 Combined Federal Campaign of the National Capital Area (CFCNCA). Lieutenant Commander… Read more »

This is HOT: Open data for humanitarian relief

This article was originally published on opensource.com. It’s HOT in Haiti, Indonesia, Ivory Coast, and other nations around the world. Why? Because Kate Chapman, the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT), and many volunteers are improving local economies and creating an open map of the world. At SouthEast LinuxFest, held earlier this year, I learned about Humanitarian… Read more »

Former students, U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliarists from The College of William & Mary, carry on their lives of service

Originally posted at http://www.andrewdwelch.com/2010/04/former-students-us-coast-guard.html We enter this week’s installment of the “Spotlight on Leadership” campaign with a “why do you serve” post that is very close to my heart. I should actually say that this Monday I am taking the opportunity not to ask the question “why do you serve,” but rather to highlight three… Read more »

Steve Pegram, Emergency Manager and USCG Auxiliarist, answers the question “Why do you serve?”

Steve Pegram is a Certified Emergency Manager (CEM), Coast Guard Auxiliary Aviator, and currently serves as Chief of the USCG Auxiliary Incident Management Systems Branch while serving with me in the USCG Auxiliary University Programs Branch. In his “day job,” Steve is “Senior Client Consultant for Crisis Communications & Operational Integration” at a great company… Read more »

Not for Emergency Use! Coast Guard’s placing disclaimers on some sites

Over the summer, July in fact, I wrote a piece on CGBlog about the potential pitfalls of an organization such as ours would have if they didn’t thoroughly think out their social media strategy (The Coast Guards problem of Social Media Liability). The post honed in on the fact that the Twitter generation would, unless… Read more »

Around the District for April/May 2009

http://uscgd13.blogspot.com/2009/06/in-this-video-released-by-coast-guard.html In this video released by the Coast Guard, highlights of Coast Guard stories and events encompassing the Pacific Northwest are presented. This Around the District episode covers April / May 2009 and includes the MSST 91101 GITMO deployment, cases caught on tape, Surfmans Check Award, Military Appreciation Night with the Mariners, chainsaw training, Earth… Read more »