2 thoughts on “State of the Coast Guard Address, 2017

  1. Navy League picks up the cry that thttp://seapowermagazine.org/stories/20170317-StateofCG.htmlhe CG is a military branch.

    We would have more credibility is we were better armed.

  2. From USNI: https://news.usni.org/2017/03/17/zukunft-cutter-acquisition-on-track-but-uscg-still-lacks-capacity-to-meet-demand-signal

    “Despite a growing signal from partner countries and combatant commanders that they want more U.S. Coast Guard presence, “there were 580 events that got a free pass” last year. The intelligence was there to investigate, Zukunft said, but there was an “issue of capacity” in available Coast Guard aircraft and ships.”

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