Coast Guard Cutter Blackthorn 30th anniversary memorial service video

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – More than 300 Coast Guardsmen participated in the 30th anniversary memorial service of the Coast Guard Cutter Blackthorn collision Thursday, at Blackthorn Memorial Park, in St. Petersburg.

Coast Guard Relief Efforts in Haiti – One Week Later

The message below was sent out to all Coast Guard personnel from Coast Guard Commandant Admiral Thad Allen earlier today. To the Men and Women of the United States Coast Guard:

Commandant and Secretary Napolitano honor Coast Guard veterans

They gathered today in a cold rain at Arlington Cemetery to remember our fallen Guardians.   They met, as they do every year, on Coast Guard Hill, where many of the heroes and leaders of the Coast Guard have been laid to rest.

Video – Coast Guard Commandant Thad Allen speaks about USCG Auxiliary’s role in Modernization

Chicago – Coast Guard Commandant Thad Allen speaks about the role of the Coast Guard Auxiliary in the modernization process. Admiral Allen spoke at the recent Coast Guard Auxiliary National Convention.

Video – Innovation Expo Closing Remarks by Admiral Allen

Virginia Beach, VA (Nov. 20, 2008)- Coast Guard Commandant, Adm. Thad W. Allen give closing remarks to attendees at the Coast Guard Innovation Expo held this year in Virginia Beach.

Commandant Speaking at USCG Auxiliary National Convention

U.S. Coast Guard Commandant Admiral Thad Allen Speaking at the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary National Convention in Orlando Florida.

Admiral Allen’s Blue Tsunami

Art Pine has a look at the Admiral Thad Allen in the August issue of Proceedings, the journal of the U.S. Naval Institute. For those of us who have an interest in the Coast Guard and its future, it offers an insight into the current leader and where he plans on taking the service. The Coast Guard’s dynamic, no-nonsense Commandant is roiling the waters at Headquarters off Buzzard Point. Can he...