U.S. Coast Guard (@USCG )

U.S. Coast Guard

Bio Official Twitter account for the U.S. Coast Guard. If in distress, use VHF channel 16 or dial 911.

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Location Washington, D.C.
Tweets 22,1K
Followers 544,5K
Following 268
Account created 14-06-2008 02:09:38
ID 15113565

Hootsuite Inc. : #TravelTuesday brings us to Maritime Safety and Security Team Los Angeles/Long Beach. Follow along on #Instagram this week to learn about this highly specialized, rapidly deployable team. instagram.com/uscg

Hootsuite Inc. : When you believe in yourself and your team, you can achieve anything. Chat with a recruiter today about joining the #CoastGuard: gocoastuguard.com/chat-now. #MotivationMonday #USCG #SemperParatus #GoCoastGuard #military #militarycareer #notyouraverageday #notyouraveragejob #whyjoin

Hootsuite Inc. : As the U.S. Federal General Election nears, keep in mind some of the seats and offices you can expect to see on your 2020 ballot. Contact your local election officials with state specific questions; fvap.gov/search-offices

Twitter Web App : Proud to premiere the winning video in the Eight Bells video contest. Congrats to the crew of MELLON. Eight Bells is a sea service celebration that honors the sacrifices of the men and women serving aboard #USCG cutters & highlights those who enable our fleet to operate.

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Hootsuite Inc. : Although technically not employed by the #USCG, we want you to meet Nick Chaleunphone, a U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary (Official) member. Shes been part of the Coast Guard family since 2005. Nick happens to be deaf in one ear and has been since birth. #NationalDisabilitiesEmploymentAwarenessMonth

Hootsuite Inc. : #DYK DEA HQ used #USCG aircrews and Coast Guard C-130 Hercules aircraft to provide an air bridge between Lima, Peru, and the airfield in Santa Lucia as part of larger #counterdrugoperations? ow.ly/roj150BTZgl #SundayReading

Twitter Media Studio : As we transition into colder weather, our crews must ensure their cold weather gear is up to par. This includes our most senior crew members, too. CPO Ballanger of Station Hatteras Inlet tested his dry suit for leaks while his pup Bo joined him for a morning swim.

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Hootsuite Inc. : A joint active duty and U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary (Official) crew (Team Alpha) conducted post storm port assessments in the Intracoastal Waterway and Vermillion Bay documenting and reporting damaged and missing aids to navigation and potential pollution in areas caused by #HurricaneDelta. #USCGDelta

Hootsuite Inc. : Protecting living marine resources is one of the 11 statutory missions of the #USCG. Station Fort Lauderdale crews worked alongside Gumbo Limbo Nature Center, Inc. to release these precious animals into their natural habitat. #SaveTheTurtles 🐢

Hootsuite Inc. : The crew of #USCG Cutter Clamp has been rebuilding ranges piece by piece to re-establish aids-to-navigation within Sabine Pass, TX, post #HurricaneDelta to ensure our waterways are safe for transit. #PortReconstitution #MaritimeTransportationSystem #FridayFromTheField

Hootsuite Inc. : More than 53 mil adults live with a disability in America, roughly 16% of people based on today’s population. Disabled people are unemployed at TWICE the rate of people without disabilities. ow.ly/9mWw50BTYLh #NationalDisabilitiesEmploymentAwarenessMonth #StrongerTogether

Hootsuite Inc. : #USCG crews must familiarize themselves with emergency procedures on cutters and small boats, including hands on experience using a variety of day and night pyrotechnic signal flares. #SemperParatus #AlwaysReady

Twitter Media Studio : After almost 5 months in dry dock, #USCG Cutter Neah Bay, a 140-foot Bay Class icebreaking tug homeported in Cleveland, is back in the water and ready to break some ice this winter! #icebreaker #winteriscoming

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Twitter Media Studio : The #USCG Pacific, Gulf, and Atlantic Strike Teams, Incident Management Assist Team and Public Information Assist Team make up the the National Strike Force - a highly trained team that facilitates preparedness for and response to oil and hazardous substance pollution incidents.

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Hootsuite Inc. : #TravelTuesday brings us to Station Ponce de Leon Inlet, FL. They recently rescued a pelican entangled in fishing line. 🚨 Follow them these week: instagram.com/uscg

Hootsuite Inc. : Happy 245th, U.S. Navy! 🎂🎉
#VictoryAtSea #Navy245

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Twitter Web App : The Air Force Reserve and U.S. Coast Guard teamed up for hoist training off of a Florida coast recently. #ReadyAF

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Hootsuite Inc. : Heart-wrenching photos! #USCG Station Galveston and Air Station Houston assisted mariners and their families from 3 shrimping vessels that ran aground near #GalvestonIsland while evacuating #HurricaneDelta. #USCGDelta USCG Heartland

Hootsuite Inc. : Go fast. Go slow. But always go somewhere. Chat with a recruiter today about joining the #USCG: ow.ly/Iovn50BPvej. #MotivationMonday #MM #CoastGuard #SemperParatus #GoCoastGuard #military #militarycareer #notyouraverageday #notyouraveragejob #whyjoin #USA

Hootsuite Inc. : By early 1861, the #CivilWar was in the offing. Faunce and his cutter were dispatched with other vessels to Fort Sumter at Charleston, where Revenue Cutter Harriet Lane fired the first shot of the Civil War at sea to stop the Confederate steamer Nashville. ow.ly/1UrW50BNQi1