Eighth District

Divisions

District Offices

d District Commander
dcs Chief of Staff
dcmc Command Master Chief
drcmc Reserve Command Master Chief
dch Chaplain
de External Affairs Staff
dl Legal Staff
dl Legal Assistance Page
dm Resource and Performance Management Staff
dmpl Resource Planning Branch
dmf Resource Budget Branch
dmt Telecommunications/C4IT Branch
dmp Resource Military Personnel Branch
OPC Performance Management Branch
dr Response Division
drm Incident Management Branch
dre Enforcement Branch
dri Intelligence Staff
dx Planning & Force Readiness Division
dxo Operational Planning Branch
dxc Contingency Planning Branch
dxr Reserve Management Branch
dxfr Force Readiness Branch
dp Prevention Division
dpa Auxiliary Branch
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dpa Recreational Boating Safety
dpi Inspections & Investigations Branch
docs Outer Continental Shelf
dw Western Rivers Division
dwb Western Rivers Bridge Branch
dpb Bridge Administration Branch
dpw Waterways Management Branch
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The Heartland Coastie of the Week is Seaman Landon Cannon from the Coast Guard Kankakee in Memphis, Tennessee! Cannon, a future avionics electrical technician, has only been aboard the Kankakee for 7 months and is already a qualified crane operator as well as a buoy deck supervisor. He has shown great leadership while spearheading projects and helping new shipmates to learn their positions and earn their qualifications. #BravoZulu SN Cannon!
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The Coast Guard welcomed the Coast Guard Cutter Jacob Poroo to the Heartland's fleet! CGC Jacob Poroo is the Coast Guard's 25th Sentinel-Class Fast Response Cutter, and the 2nd in the Eighth District.
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Watch as we officially welcome the Coast Guard Cutter Jacob Poroo to the Heartland fleet!
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Join us live from New Orleans at 11 am CST as we officially welcome the Coast Guard Cutter Jacob Poroo to the Heartland's fleet! CGC Jacob Poroo is the Coast Guard's 25th Sentinel-Class Fast Response Cutter, and the 2nd in the Eighth District.
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Members of the Coast Guard's Liquefied Gas Carrier National Center of Expertise and liquefied-gas-industry experts from around the country met yesterday in Houston to discuss the increased use of liquefied gases throughout the maritime community. Rear Adm. Linda Fagan, deputy commandant for Operations, Policy, and Capabilities, welcomed the group and discussed this growing multi-billon dollar industry's impact on the Coast Guard.
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The #USCG remembered the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter White Alder during the 49th Anniversary Memorial Ceremony a… https://t.co/un4IaDnUFk
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The Coast Guard remembered the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter White Alder during the 29th Anniversary Memorial Ceremony at the U.S.S. Kidd Veterans Museum in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
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The Coast Guard gathered in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, for the 49th Anniversary Memorial Ceremony of the Coast Guard Cutter White Alder.
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On this day 49 years ago, 17 Coast Guardsmen perished as the Coast Guard Cutter White Alder sank in the lower Mississippi River. Join us here at 12:30 CST as we live stream a ceremony in Baton Rouge to honor the crew of the White Alder.
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U.S. Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans safely hoisted two people from their vessel as it was taking on water near Venice, Louisiana, Wednesday.
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On Monday, we lost our brave Brother and Guardian, Maritime Enforcement Specialist, First Class (ME1) Kenny Copeland. Kenny is one of our reservists and a police officer on the San Marcos Police Department. An exemplary patriot as both an Armed Force member and Police Officer, Kenny dedicated his life to serving others. Kenny will be missed dearly and our thoughts and prayers go out to his family, friends, fellow law enforcement officers and his Coast Guard Family.
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Watch @USCG aircrew hoist a crew member from a tanker near Galveston, TX. Read more here: https://t.co/udUa1Bgurt https://t.co/mSk1Srp7re
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Watch as a U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Houston aircrew hoists a crew member suffering from chest pains from a tanker early this morning near Galveston, Texas. Read more here: https://goo.gl/1CTDjC
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Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Baton Rouge members volunteered with Rebuilding Together Baton Rouge to assist an Army Vietnam Veteran move back into his home that was affected by the catastrophic August 2016 flood. #GoCoastGuard
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Coast Guard Cutter Jacob Poroo being commissioned this week! Fast response cutters are replacing the 1980s-era 110-foot patrol boats and are designed for multiple missions, including drug and migrant interdiction; ports, waterways and coastal security; search and rescue; and defense readiness. The cutters are 154 feet long, with a beam of 25 feet, endurance for five days and a top speed of more than 28 knots.
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Coast Guard Aids to Navigation Team Dulac and Coast Guard Aids to Navigation Team Morgan City volunteered with Dulac Community Center at their food bank. Bravo Zulu Shipmates! #USCG #GoCoastGuard
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The Eighth Coast Guard District welcomed Mr. Grayhawk Perkins, a Native American Choctaw and Houma Nation descendant, as he shared tales of ancient culture, heritage items, and provided song and dance in recognition of National Native American Indian Heritage Month. #NAHeritage
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Coast Guard Cutter Jacob Poroo, a Sentinel-class fast response cutter, will be commissioned later next week! The cutter is named after Petty Officer 1st Class Jacob Poroo, who displayed admirable heroism when he entered a burning building to attempt to rescue his shipmates June 2, 1968. For more information visit: https://goo.gl/SWAquw
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#Update Coast Guard Sector New Orleans suspended the search for the unconfirmed person in the water. #Breaking The Coast Guard is responding to a report of an unconfirmed person in the water, Saturday. At approximately 4:20 a.m. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report of a 30-foot shrimp vessel on fire in Long Bay near Buras, Louisiana. It was reported that the vessel later sank in approximately 4-feet of water approximately one mile from Joshua Marina. A portion of the super structure is visible above water. It is unknown if a person was aboard the vessel when it sank. A Coast Guard Station Venice 24-foot Response Boat-Small boat crew and a Plaquemine Parish Sheriff’s Office crew are on scene. Anyone with information about the incident or the vessel is requested to contact Coast Guard Sector New Orleans at (504) 365-2200.
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Petty Officer 3rd Class Ricky Gonzales is this week's Heartland Coastie of the Week! Gonzales, a machinery technician from Coast Guard Station Grand Isle, sets an example for others inside and outside of the Coast Guard. He volunteers as a youth baseball coach for the local community, helps repair his shipmates cars to help save them money, and comes to work on his off time to be part of a safety crew during open water endurance swim training. Gonzales has conducted over 150 boardings in last 6 months and has been underway for more than 180 hours in the last quarter, more than any other engineer. Keep up the good work, shipmate!
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The Eighth Coast Guard District celebrated the end of the 2017 hurricane season with a good riddance cake this morning!
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Coast Guard Marine Safety Detachment Cincinnati members participated in the Disabled American Veterans Run to help raise funds for disabled vets. #GoCoastGuard
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Watch @USCG aircrew hoist a crew member from an oil tanker 13 miles east of Galveston, TX. Read more here:… https://t.co/qaCfdjwl1Z
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@USACEHQ reports completed repairs to Lock & Dam 52 at mile marker 938 on the Ohio River. It is now fully operation… https://t.co/AKXnyT9Hr9
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#UPDATE the Lower Mississippi River has been reopened at mile marker 10.3
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#BREAKING Lower Mississippi River closed to deep draft vessels, and open to one way traffic at mile marker 10.3 due… https://t.co/xYUl2eU4rS
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#UPDATE the waterway is no longer restricted at mile marker 84.1 on the Illinois River.
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#BREAKING waterway restriction at mile marker 84.1 on Illinois River due to a grounded barge. No current queue. https://t.co/EgsFjoRdwT
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#USCG rescues 4 fishermen from sinking vessel off TX coast. Read full story https://t.co/FlHIdXjqzB. Download video… https://t.co/i4f10Zo3MR
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#Breaking The aux chamber at Belleville Lock and Dam at MM 204 on the Ohio River is closed to vessel traffic. Queue: 2 U/B, 01 D/B.
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#BREAKING Lacrosse Railroad Bridge at mile marker 699.8 in Lacrosse, WI, closed due to high winds. https://t.co/hopn8dSaSs
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#BREAKING Dubuque railroad bridge in Dubuque, IA, is stuck in the down position. Current queue: 1 upbound, 2 down b… https://t.co/fqxItvLVdS
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#BREAKING Lock & Dam 53 at mile marker 962 on the Ohio River is closed. The queue is 16 upbound and 33 downbound. https://t.co/Dqr006c7IK
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#BREAKING Lock & Dam 52 at mile marker 938 on the Ohio River is closed. Queue is 1 upbound 2 downbound. https://t.co/5ubi5dTSh3
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#BREAKING T-Boise Bridge at mile marker 35.5 on intracoastal waterway near Larose, La., closed to marine traffic. V… https://t.co/Ik6DdIOOiB
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#USCG lifted waterway restriction between mile marker 527-522 near Greenville, MS.
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#BREAKING Waterway closure from mile marker 527-522 near Greenville, MS., on Lower Miss River Tuesday. Queue is 3 u… https://t.co/7lp47aUzbT
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RT @EPAregion6: .@EPA, @USCG visit #Harvey @FEMA Disaster Recovery Center in Ingleside, TX https://t.co/jSNHWHmvsX https://t.co/HXGr3Hqpaf
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#BREAKING Illinois River closed from mile marker 77 to 78 due to an ongoing waterway survey. Current Queue: 5 downbound.
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@USCGHeartland the river has been reopened.
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