Lt. Cmdr. Ted Brothers, a reservist at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina, briefs the unified command here during a planning meeting at the sector’s area maritime security exercise, June 15, 2011. U.S. Coast Guard photo.

2011 – A year of improved preparation through partnerships for Coast Guard Sector North Carolina

Post written by Lt. Cmdr. Raymond Negrón and PA3 Cynthia Oldham Developing a full scale, emergency simulation exercise requires a lot of effort and can cost tens of thousands of dollars to execute. Planning meetings normally commence about one year […]


BALTIMORE - Fort McHenry is shown during an overflight of the Baltimore harbor, June 28, 2010. The structure on the water's edge is the front light of the Fort McHenry Range, a critical aid-to-navigation system for navigating the channel. U.S. Coast Guard photo.

Coast Guard modernizes Fort McHenry aid to navigation range lights

  Post written by Chief Warrant Officer Christopher Runt As our country’s bicentennial quickly approaches, cities around the United States and Canada are preparing for a two-year celebration of the pivotal events in our nation’s history. Baltimore is one of […]


WILMINGTON, N.C. - Personnel at the Coast Guard Sector North Carolina command center stand watch using their latest technological updates such as audio equipment, a new display system and revamped desks to maximize space, Oct. 25, 2011. The upgrades were focused on increasing watchstander efficiency and improving response time. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lieutenant Kevin Sullivan.

Sector North Carolina’s new command center: Saving money, improving response

Post written by Lt. Kevin Sullivan. Less than five months after becoming operational, Sector North Carolina’s new command center is an improvement over the previous facility in Fort Macon. The new design and technology improvements have resulted in improved functionality […]


WILMINGTON, N.C. – Petty Officer 1st Class Richard Hoover and Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Byan, members of Coast Guard Sector North Carolina, install new light-emitting diode outdoor lighting at the sector Aug. 16, 2011. The sector implemented the project to upgrade to more energy efficient lighting in order to save more than $25,000 a year in reduced energy and maintenance costs. U.S. Coast Guard photo.

Coast Guard Sector North Carolina going green

    Post written by Capt. Anthony Popiel. In November 2010, Coast Guard Office of Civil Engineering solicited proposals for low cost energy conservation projects to compete for funding from the fiscal year 2011 Facility Energy Efficiency Fund.  Members of […]


ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. - Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City and Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City, N.C., crewmembers transport a MH-65C Dolphin helicopter into a HC-130 Hercules aircraft for transfer from air station Atlantic City to Coast Guard Air Station Barber's Point in Honolulu April 30, 2011. It was a two-week process for crewmembers at Air Station Atlantic City for pre-aircraft transfer maintenance to prepare the helicopter for transport. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Crystalynn A. Kneen.

Coast Guard crews transport MH-65C to C-130 Hercules aircraft in Atlantic City, NJ

  Post written by Petty Officer 2nd Class Crystalynn A. Kneen Crews from Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City, N.J., and Elizabeth City, N.C., transported a MH-65-C Dolphin helicopter from Air Station Atlantic City in a C-130 Hercules aircraft April […]


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