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Department of Homeland Security

Utilizing Navy assets for USCG Patrols

Currently, a USCG program called the Ledet program augments a USN afloat vessel with a team of USCG Law Enforcement Officers and for all due purposes that USN vessel becomes a CG vessel during the boarding evolutions. This is limited to Law Enforcement only. I propose that this be expanded to allow for Search and Rescue and Maritime Domain Awareness. In my 17 years, I have always observed the Navy and their hundreds of... more »

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ONE COAST GUARD CUTTER COLOR (DARK BLUE WITH SILVER FLAKE)

Change the color of steel-hulled CG Cutters (which are currently Black, White and Red hulls) to one uniformed color hull - propose a Dark Blue Hull with Silver Flake (everyone enjoys a little shine) color schemed hull keeping the internationally recognized Orange Stripe and adding a white stripe (vice the current light blue). This color change could be accomplished during scheduled drydock cycles of all Coast Guard cutters... more »

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Review Nautical Chart Distribution

Paper nautical charts are distributed to Coast Guard Cutters and other units on a regular basis by the Defense Logistics Agency. Many times these charts are not applicable to a unit's Area of Responsibility are discarded or placed in storage, never to be used. A large-scale review of chart distribution through the organization could save a significant amount of money in printing and shipping costs.

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