Coast Guard to establish security zone for State of the Union address

BALTIMORE – The Coast Guard will establish a temporary security zone in designated waters of the National Capital Region for the State of the Union address Wednesday. During this period, security zone enforcement will prohibit navigation by commercial and recreational waterway users.

Coast Guard Gets Expanded Budget for Fiscal 2009

By Navy Seaman William Selby WASHINGTON – The Coast Guard received a large budget increase for fiscal 2009 as part of the Consolidated Security Disaster Assistance and Continuing Appropriations Act, a senior Coast Guard officer said last week.