Coast Guard Commandants Message on the FY 2012 Budget

Admiral Bob Papp, Commandant of the U.S. Coast GuardLast night, the Coast Guard released a message from the Commandant, Admiral Bob Papp, to the members of the service informing them of what the President had requested for the Coast Guard in the FY 2012 budget. Here are his comments. SUBJ: SHIPMATE 10 – FY 2012 PRESIDENTS BUDGET Yesterday the President delivered the Coast Guard Fiscal Year (FY)...

Coast Guard Reactivates Polar Star

Seattle – The Coast Guard reactivated the 34 year-old Polar Class Icebreaker Polar Sea on Wednesday. The ship is scheduled to undergo an extensive overhaul at Todd Shipyard with the goal of being ready to put to sea in 2013.