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
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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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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Shore side cleanup and salvage operations are still being conducted at this time. Any questions or concerns, contac… https://t.co/tQQ0StvPTx
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The Ohio River in Cincinnati/ Northern Kentucky is now open to all commercial and recreational traffic. Mariners ar… https://t.co/2S38FRsHY1
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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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The Coast Guard has closed the Lower Mississippi River from mile marker 592 to 596 due to a grounded vessel. Curren… https://t.co/oXV6N4fOHX
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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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UPDATE: The in-situ burn at Cox Bay began at 8:45 a.m. and burned itself out by 1 p.m. Coast Guard personnel will… https://t.co/tnuoI6WI0o
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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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UPDATE: The Coast Guard suspended the search yesterday for a reported person in the water near Audubon Aquarium of… https://t.co/W1ZSnDhpTY
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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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#BREAKING Coast Guard closes Lower Mississippi River from mile marker 590 to 598. Current queue: 9 downbound 11 upb… https://t.co/9YNqwDqdWT
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#BREAKING The Coast Guard has located an overdue vessel, Still Rummin, that left from Orange Beach, Alabama, at 7:3… https://t.co/IceoBYcDIJ
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The Coast Guard has closed the Lower Mississipi River to vessel traffic from MM 600-612, due to breakaway barges. Q… https://t.co/OhvLJoGQDS
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The phones lines at Coast Guard Sector Mobile are now operational again.
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The Coast Guard Sector Mobile Command Center phone lines are currently down. Please contact the Coast Guard Eighth… https://t.co/UC5KYM4s7w
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#Breaking USCG Sector Lower Mississippi has closed the Lower Mississippi River from mile marker 835 to 869 to vesse… https://t.co/5goYQJebCY
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#USCG crews rescued multiple people from flooded areas this morning. Our ability to conduct rescues diminishes as t… https://t.co/m5zbr3NDB2
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Coast Guard Shallow Water Response teams have deployed and pre-staged in Covington, Louisiana and Shreveport, Louis… https://t.co/GESY8RZsF0
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#USCG sets Port Condition Zulu, closes Port of New Orleans for #TropicalStormBarry. #Barry #BarryResponse #USCGBarryResponse
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#USCG is is adjusting port conditions and pre-staging response assets in the Gulf Coast region due to… https://t.co/hMEa6S0F31
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#UPDATE #USCG closes St. Louis Harbor to all commercial and recreational traffic from mile marker 184-179 on the Miss. River Monday evening.
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#BREAKING #USCG opens St. Louis Harbor at mile marker 184-179 on the Mississippi River for northbound traffic only. https://t.co/ste7JFzMcv
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