Coast Guard boot camp goes social

Coast Guard boot camp goes social
CAPE MAY, N.J. – The Coast Guard’s only enlisted basic training center marched into social media after it published its first Facebook page Wednesday at 8 a.m. The staff of Coast Guard Training Center Cape May published the Facebook page with the hope it will be a hub for photos, videos and information about the activities aboard the training center. The crew here will mark the transition into...

USCGC Penobscot Bay Facebook Page

Thanks to a link from the Atlantic Area Director of Operations blog, we’ve discovered the Facebook page for the USCGC Penobscot Bay (WTGB 107).  The Penobscot Bay is homeported in Bayonne, New Jersey but is currently on the way to the Great Lakes for icebreaking operations.

Coast Guard uses Facebook to locate boater; saves thousands in tax dollars

Eastport, Maine – Coast Guard Sector Northern New England was searching early this morning for a possible overdue fisherman out of Cobscook Park in Eastport until a search on Facebook helped locate information which ultimately closed the case and as a result saved up to $30,000 for the taxpayers.