The Coast Guard was established on Aug. 4, 1790. The Coast Guard is charged with maritime security, safety, and stewardship. While the Coast Guard operates under the Department of Homeland Security during peacetime, during times of war, it can be transferred to the Department of the Navy, as it did in WWI and WWII.
The Coast Guard is comprised of approximately 40,000 active duty personnel supported by an additional 7,000 reservists.
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Coast Guard Lt. Cmdr. Matt Waller explained the plans to remove the vessel with nearly 4,200 cars inside.
A pair of Coasties credited with saving lives were promoted by the Coast Guard's top officer as he announced new programs.
When the project started two years ago, the academy was the third largest consumer of energy within the Coast Guard.
The Coast Guard will continue to monitor the vessel until a new plan to move the ship is approved.
Defense attorneys filed an appeal on Tuesday, less than two weeks after a judge sentenced Hasson to 160 months.
Two months. Eight stops. About 20,000 pounds of smuggled cocaine, worth roughly $338 million.