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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  
     
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
  • D8 Coastal Region
 
dpi Inspections & Investigations Branch  
dpi-2 Recreational Boating Safety  
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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This past weekend was a special occasion. Andy Washington, a WWII Coast Guard veteran, celebrated his 100th birthda… https://t.co/NhYGjXyCo5
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The 8th CG District adapted a "new normal" while working during this pandemic. To take a interactive tour of some… https://t.co/V7MiBhoxdG
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...Of the 29 barges, 26 have been recovered, 2 are sunk, and 1 is unaccounted for while inspectors search the area.
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Coast Guard Sector New Orleans has closed the Mississippi River between MM 115-122 after a vessel towing 29 grain b… https://t.co/yiilBLkWYj
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UPDATE: The Coast Guard suspended its search for a possible missing person in the Intracoastal Waterway, Tuesday. F… https://t.co/xyOmiWEJj4
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CG searching for a possible missing person in Intracoastal Waterway between Morgan City, LA and Rockport, TX. Missi… https://t.co/eszCGzKcVG
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The Port Allen route from mile marker 41 to mile marker 55 has been reopened to all traffic.
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UPDATE: Waterway restriction on Mississippi River, mile marker 121-123, has been lifted. Air Monitoring has been co… https://t.co/Bu0HkQOL00
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UPDATE: Traffic on Mississippi River from MM 121-123 near Luling, LA is reopened, allowing one vessel at a time to pass through
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The owner of the adrift skiff has been located and is reportedly not in distress: https://t.co/oFqKrAe4Qv
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Sector Lower Mississippi River reports mile markers 608-595 on river is closed to vessel traffic. 2 vessels in queue
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Operations were secured after marine wildlife were spotted in the area to ensure none were harmed. CG continues to… https://t.co/fxYHb7zcTj
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UPDATE: CG continues to respond to oil sheen in Breton Sound, Block 37, first reported Sunday. Damaged wellhead ha… https://t.co/uojnZbAWsT
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UPDATE 2: Lock and dam 16 has reopened to all traffic.
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UPDATE: Lock and dam 17 has reopened to all traffic. Queue is 1 northbound and 11 southbound at lock 16 and 11 northbound at lock 17.
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Sector Upper Mississippi River reports lock and dam 16 and 17 closed to vessel traffic due to high water. High wate… https://t.co/ISpHCPATs4
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#BREAKING The Coast Guard is aware of a towing vessel that is on fire in Lafitte, LA. Investigation and pollution… https://t.co/qSqQtz4MVQ
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RT @VP: Captain Shannon Gilreath from @USCG Eighth District briefed me this morning on AF2 on their homeland security that protects 26 stat…
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Sector Upper Mississippi Rivers deployed last weekend to the 31st Annual Lake of the Ozarks Shootout boat race! This charitable boat race raised $300,000 last year for good causes 🎉 Sector crews worked with the Coast Guard Auxiliary and local government to provide security for the race, the largest of its kind in the country 🇺🇸
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This afternoon the Coast Guard provided Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA1) and the Army Corps of Engineers an overflight of the local levees in a Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk Helicopter! 🇺🇸🚁 Securing the Maritime Transportation System requires close coordination with state and federal partners. Thank you Mr. Scalise, and thank you to the Army Corps of Engineers!
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It's Women's Equality Day! Today, we honor the Coast Guard women who paved the way for equal opportunities in our service regardless of gender.
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Today Rear Admiral John Nadeau, commander, Eighth Coast Guard District, honored Coast Guard members past and present for their service! 🇺🇸 RADM Nadeau visited Air Station New Orleans to recognize their recent life-saving rescues, and to present the Enlisted Person of the Quarter citation to Petty Officer First Class Rob Granger, an aviation survival technician. BZ Air Station New Orleans! 🚁 RADM Nadeau also visited Chief Warrant Officer 4 (Retired) George Bruner this afternoon in Terrytown, LA, to wish him a happy 90th birthday with a flag letter and coin! Mr. Bruner exemplifies devotion to duty through his participation with the CWO Association and by being on the credit union board. Happy birthday shipmate! 🎉
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Strong partnerships are essential to our mission success. We are fortunate to have an excellent relationship with the National Hurricane Center, which provides us with critical real-time storm updates that we use to make decisions regarding preparation of our units, our members and their families; fleet mobilization; and search and rescue missions.
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Awesome work Station Grand Isle for working with our partners to train maritime law enforcement and emergency responders search and rescue skills.
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Yesterday, Air Station New Orleans hosted veterans from the Armed Force’s Retirement Home in Gulfport, Mississippi. Thank you veterans for your service!
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Stay safe and request to see the vessel operator’s valid credential and/or proof of any required inspection or examination before hiring any crewed charter vessel, water taxi, or other type of waterborne transportation.
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Awesome work Station Panama City for assisting a commercial fishing vessel that was taking on water! All five people aboard the vessel were brought in to Panama City safely.
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Check out these great photos from Coast Guard Cutter Scioto! Our river buoy tenders perform a vital role in maintaining the infrastructure for safe navigation along our nation's rivers ⚓️👷‍♂️👷‍♀️
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Master Chief Marques Johnson relieved Master Chief Heath Jones as the District Eight Command Master Chief. Fair winds and following seas Master Chief Jones and thank you for your leadership. Welcome aboard Master Chief Johnson.
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Awesome work Station Galveston for rescuing a person from their disabled personal watercraft offshore Crystal Beach, Texas!
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#OTD 20 years ago, Coast Guard Helicopter Interdiction Tactical Squadron (HITRON) made its 1st drug interdiction. These aircrews deploy on #USCG cutters and use precision gunfire to stop drug smuggling vessels. #HITRON2020
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The U.S. Coast Guard will reach a major historical milestone tomorrow. Can you guess what? #HITRON2020 Video by AETC Stephen Williams.
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A boatcrew from Station Galveston assisted in the rescue of people in distress aboard a vessel that was pushed up against a jetty. Bravo zulu! The boatcrew transferred the people from a good Samaritan vessel to EMS at Station Galveston.
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"For us, you are like our Founding Father. It’s like the opportunity to speak and talk to George Washington, or Alexander Hamilton, who created the Coast Guard." -RADM June Ryan, U.S. Coast Guard, 2018
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One of the Coast Guard's missions for charter vessels is to ensure all charter boat captains have the appropriate safety equipment and level of boating and operational expertise required to keep their passengers safe while they are aboard. "6-Pack charters" are a common type of charter that captains will offer to the public. Do you know what the Coast Guard requires for a 6-Pack? Check out the graphic below to learn about them! For more information please visit: https://www.dco.uscg.mil/nmc/charter_boat_captain/
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Bravo zulu U.S. Coast Guard Aviation Training Center Mobile for your quick response to a downed aircraft!
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