Indigenous knowledge: Coast Guard civilians play vital role in command center

Indigenous knowledge: Coast Guard civilians play vital role in command center
Photos and story by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ashley J. Johnson There is a buzz about the room. A white board displays four pending search-and-rescue cases. Radio chatter, computer humming and constant phone calls leave just enough air space for the serious, sometimes life-or-death, decisions made every day at the command center at Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg, Florida. The men and women responsible...