U.S. Coast Guard (@USCG )

U.S. Coast Guard

Bio Official Twitter account for the U.S. Coast Guard. If in distress, use VHF channel 16 or dial 911.

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Location Washington, D.C.
Tweets 21,3K
Followers 434,3K
Following 259
Account created 14-06-2008 02:09:38
ID 15113565

Hootsuite Inc. : #USCG members from San Diego-based Maritime Security Response Team West fast rope from a Coast Guard HH-60 Jay Hawk helicopter down to the deck of the Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast (WMEC 623).

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Twitter Media Studio : Last week, the #USCG participated in the 2019 San Francisco Fleet Week! Check out this footage from the Parade of Ships!

🎥: USCGPacificSouthwest

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Twitter Media Studio : #ICYMI - #USCG members placed first in the 2019 San Francisco Fleet Week Marksmanship Competition against the U.S. Marines team, the U.S. Navy team and other governmental agencies.

CWO2 Thomas Schafhausen also placed third in the individual competition!

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Hootsuite Inc. : EM1 Myrtle Hazard is believed to be the #USCGs first female service member. At the time, she was the services only female electrician. READ: ow.ly/FKC050wISMZ #SundayReading

Hootsuite Inc. : Happy 244th,U.S. Navy!
#244NavyBday
#HBD

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Twitter Media Studio : Heres a behind the scenes look as #USCG Cutter George Cobb places one of the bouys that will mark the perimeter of the safety zone for the U.S. Navys Blue Angels air show scheduled for this weekend in San Francisco.

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Hootsuite Inc. : The #USCG has established radio-activated, solar-powered precision directional light (PDL) ranges to support larger ships navigating into American ports. READ: ow.ly/a99250wIUeB #ATON #AidsToNavigation

Twitter Web App : When the weather gets rough, the tough go training! Here’s what it looks like approaching a man overboard in heavy winds and seas off #Nantucket this evening during a #Noreaster. #SemperParatus

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Hootsuite Inc. : Station Lake Worth Inlet and other partner agencies helped a boys dream come true – by riding with maritime law enforcement teams on the water. The boy has an aggressive form of brain cancer, and through the help of a non-profit organization, his dream became a reality.

Hootsuite Inc. : 13 members from Air Station Atlantic City, NJ were recently awarded the Air Medal and one member was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross. Learn why: ow.ly/SosT50wHPOu

Hootsuite Inc. : #USCG members, along with members of the U.S. Navy and U.S. Marines, recently participated in the San Francisco Fleet Week marksmanship competition. Events consisted of 5 and 10-round single fire competitions.

Hootsuite Inc. : #WhereAreWeWednesday This small boat station is home to a 29-foot Response Boat-Small and a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium. Its primary missions are law enforcement, living marine resources enforcement and search and rescue. Do you recognize this location?

Hootsuite Inc. : #DYK the #USCG uses LED lights on many of our navigational aids? LEDs consume less power, are more reliable, and have a long lifespan. 💡

Hootsuite Inc. : This #TravelTuesday takes us to #USCG Training Center Petaluma, home of culinary specialist, health services technician, storekeeper, yeoman, information systems technician, electronics technician, and operations specialist A Schools.

Follow along: instagram.com/uscg

Twitter Web App : Ever wondered how the #USCG inspects large vehicle-carrier ships known as ro-ros? Take a look! #SemperParatus #AlwaysReady twitter.com/USCGHawaiiPac/…

Twitter Web App : With entire communities underwater from #HurricaneFlorence flooding, the U.S. Coast Guard began search & rescue efforts along the North Carolina coast. Watch this weekend on #HeartsOfHeroesTV. BELFOR

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Hootsuite Inc. : #OTD in 1990: NASA astronaut and #USCG CDR Bruce Melnick made his first space flight when he served as a Mission Specialist aboard the space shuttle Discovery. He was the first Coast Guardsmen to go to space; he flew on Discovery in 1990 and Endeavor in 1992.

Hootsuite Inc. : Coast Guardsmen have come from every corner of NC. Not only do members serve today in the modern Coast Guard, but they did so for generations in legacy agencies like the Lifesaving Service, Lighthouse Service and Revenue Cutter Service. READ: ow.ly/6MFL50wBD5w

Twitter Media Studio : LT Tiago Goncalves was selected to compete with the U.S. Armed Forces Judo Team in the upcoming Conseil International du Sport Militaire World Games 2019 in Wuhan City, China. This year is the 7th CISM World Games and includes 23 CISM disciplines and one demonstration sport.

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