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 units in Hawaii save energy to save lives

by Petty Officer 3rd Class Angela Henderson, U.S. Coast Guard A growing concern in the United States is the impact of rising energy prices on households and the economy. Gas prices have reached record highs. It seems that everything from toothpicks to televisions has become too expensive. The U.S. Coast Guard takes pride in its ability to save people and the environment, so why not help save energy...