Posts Tagged: USCG

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 »

Is the Coast Guard ready for Social Media in a Crisis Situation?

Though completely coincidental to the earthquake in Haiti, I've slowly been working on the thoughts and outline for this post- which now seems more relevant than ever. You'll recall a post from a few weeks ago titled Social Media as a warning tool… which I now admit was kind of a letdown of a post... 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 »

Live-blogging the Gov 2.0 Conf - Dr. Linton Wells II, leadership and security

Dr. Linton Wells II, Distinguished Research Professor and Force Transformation Chair, NDU The #1 issue for leaders is this: Empower your organization to act responsibly in the social media / social networking world. There is always going to be risk. Go ahead and figure out the risk categories: What is only okay for inside the... Read more »

Live-blogging the Gov 2.0 Leadership, Collaboration & Public Engagement Symposium in Washington, DC.

Over the next two days, I'll be live-blogging the Symposium, of which GovLoop is a sponsor. Disclaimer: I am not affiliated with Potomac Forum (conference producer) or GovLoop, except as a rank-and-file member of GovLoop. Gov2.0 best practices from ADM Thad Allen, USCG ADM Allen: Starting paying attention in the 1980s. Started understanding the power... Read more »