Coast Guard Training Center Cape May Pitches In For Earth Day

Volunteers in front of the Douglas Munro Memorial April 22, 2016.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Warrant Officer John Edwards) CAPE MAY, N.J. — Coast Guard members and community volunteers came together for clean-up efforts for Earth Day aboard the Coast Guard Training Center Cape May, N.J., Friday. Coast Guard members along with civilian employees and members of the community participated in...

Coast Guard cleans up Milwaukee beaches

MILWAUKEE – In coordination with Earth Day, U.S. Coast Guard men and women in the Milwaukee area will be cleaning up local area beaches, Thursday, stretching from the Schlitz Audubon Nature Center to South Shore Park.

Men in blue lead the efforts to go green

HONOLULU — Even as the U.S. celebrated Earth Day April 22, at least one U.S. Coast Guard base had already been finding new ways to green the service. Capt. John Hickey, the commanding officer of Coast Guard Integrated Support Command (ISC), Honolulu, and his crew are leading the way in the ‘Go Green’ initiative in the 14th Coast Guard District, which includes units in Hawaii, American...

Coast Guard teams up to clean up Milwaukee beaches

MILWAUKEE — Coast Guard members based in Milwaukee worked to clean up of five local beaches stretching from the Schlitz Audubon Nature Center to South Shore Park, Wednesday, to promote Earth Day consciousness.

Coast Guard harnessing the power of the sea

Eastport, Maine – Being stationed at the most northern Coast Guard station on the East Coast certainly has its share of challenges. For one thing, the water temperature this winter averaged 37 degrees and the rocky coast is unforgiving to careless or unlucky mariners. But perhaps the greatest challenge of all is dealing with the sheer force of the water brought in by the 22-foot tides and six...

Chicago Coast Guard unit participates in Earth Day clean-up

CHICAGO – The U.S. Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Chicago will partner with the John G. Shedd Aquarium, Wednesday, for a Lake Michigan beach sweep event, here, in observance of Earth Day.

Coast Guard to announce major tidal energy initiative on Earth Day

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine – In observance of Earth Day, the Coast Guard will announce details of a new tidal energy plan at a press conference here Wednesday.