Coast Guard releases Great Lakes Maritime Strategy

CLEVELAND – The Coast Guard is releasing the Great Lakes Maritime Strategy, a multi-year plan for Coast Guard activities in the region, today.

Rear Adm. Michael N. Parks, commander of the Ninth Coast Guard District, is scheduled to present the strategy at the 2011 Traverse City Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner tonight in Traverse City, Mich.

The Great Lakes Maritime Strategy describes a five-year vision, the district commander’s guiding principles, the Ninth Coast Guard District’s strategic objectives, and a call to action that will guide the years ahead.

Click here to view or download a PDF of the Coast Guard’s Great Lakes Maritime Strategy.

Click here for a fact sheet that contains the strategy’s six objectives.

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