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
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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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The Bouchard No. 255 tank barge incident public hearing has concluded. The investigation is ongoing. #Bouchard255
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Day 9 of the Bouchard No. 255 tank barge incident public hearing is live at: https://t.co/fRORhHSjtO #Bouchard255
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Updated Schedule for #Boucahrd255 hearing. Thursday, July 26, 10:00am CST start Livestream: https://t.co/idlWrIJNsi https://t.co/3398p2T5dS
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The Bouchard No. 255 tank barge incident public hearing has concluded for the day. The hearing will reconvene tomor… https://t.co/LeufpGB98J
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Day 8 of the Bouchard No. 255 tank barge incident public hearing is live at: https://t.co/4ocWFYl6CE #Bouchard255
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Updated schedule for #Bouchard255 hearing. Wednesday, July 25, 8:00am CST Livestream: https://t.co/BAHM6sP1h7 https://t.co/mgL7sAUv20
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The Bouchard No. 255 tank barge incident public hearing has concluded for the day. The hearing will reconvene tomor… https://t.co/a2EbKRdasN
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Day 7 of the Bouchard No. 255 tank barge incident public hearing is live at: https://t.co/idlWrIJNsi
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Updated schedule for #Bouchard255 hearing. Tue, 24 Jul, 8:00am CST https://t.co/idlWrIJNsi https://t.co/nbMReAnBax
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The Bouchard No. 255 tank barge incident public hearing has concluded for the day. The hearing will reconvene tomor… https://t.co/5rX3un7eqr
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Day 6 of the Bouchard No. 255 tank barge incident public hearing is live at: https://t.co/9sWTuPtZCr#Bouchard255
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Salvage operations for Stretch Duck 7 are scheduled to begin tomorrow. For more information: https://t.co/mNLX88ioVU #duckboat
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The Bouchard No. 255 tank barge incident public hearing has concluded for the day. The hearing will reconvene tomor… https://t.co/uB1aU0HK3d
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Day 5 of the Bouchard No. 255 tank barge incident public hearing is live at: https://t.co/9sWTuPtZCr #Bouchard255
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The Bouchard No. 255 tank barge incident public hearing has concluded for the day. The hearing will reconvene tomor… https://t.co/YJevCJP85K
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Day 4 of the Bouchard No. 255 tank barge incident public hearing is beginning at Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galvest… https://t.co/KRChQ4PBy4
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The Bouchard No. 255 tank barge incident public hearing has concluded for the day. The hearing will reconvene tomor… https://t.co/kynGicyJTK
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Watch the live stream of the Bouchard No. 255 tank barge incident public hearing at: https://t.co/FDtUfhJ4Lc #Bouchard255
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If you've got #USCG photos from the Eighth District, we want to see them! 📸 Easily submit your images from the field to: uscg.work/vims
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Day 2 of the Bouchard No. 255 tank barge incident public hearing is beginning at Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galvest… https://t.co/WI7q9kkBAh
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#UPDATE Ohio River re-opened at mile marker 938.9
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In a change of command ceremony for Sector Field Office Galveston, Commander Eric A. Cain relieved Commander David L. Melton as the commanding officer. Congratulations to the new commanding officer of SFO Galveston!
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Welcome aboard, Capt. Travis L. Carter, the new commanding officer of Project Resident Office Gulf Coast. Fair winds and following seas, Capt. Christopher Webb and thank you for your hard work.
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Welcome to Pensacola! The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless moored up at their new homeport: NAS Pensacola.
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The Coast Guard Cutter Wyaconda crew often deals with harsher weather than the more southern units!
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Petty Officer 2nd Class Katherine Josey, a marine science technician from Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Baton Rouge volunteered with the Louisiana Women Veterans during Kenilworth Parade July 3, 2018. Keep up the great work shipmate!
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Bravo Zulu to the members at the Base New Orleans Clinic for being selected as the 2017 Michael J. Cristy Health Care Facility of the Year award! The clinic played an important role in the historic 2017 hurricane response by conducting many health screenings and supplying responders with healthcare equipment. Read more here: goo.gl/PC9HUx
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This week Coast Guard Sector Ohio Valley unveiled a plaque honoring a fallen Coastguardsman, John A. Munz, at the Falls of the Ohio State Park. Check out the news article below to learn more!
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In a change of command ceremony for the USCGC Harry Claiborne, a 175-foot coastal buoy tender homeported in Galveston, Texas, Chief Warrant Officer Robert Nendza relieved Chief Warrant Officer Jimmy L. Greenlee as the commanding officer. Congratulations to the new commanding officer of this hard working crew!
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Don't forget....Sunday is the last day to provide your input on aids to navigation needs on the Mississippi River or its tributaries. We're conducting a study of navigation requirements for the entire Western Rivers System and would like your input. Please take a few minutes to complete our survey. More details about the study are available here: <a href="https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/USDHSCG/bulletins/1f729ac" target="_blank">https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/USDHSCG/bulletins/1f729ac</a>
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Congratulations to this week&#39;s Heartland Coastie of the Week, Petty Officer 3rd Class Wyatt Kraft!
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Check out the view from crewmembers aboard Coast Guard Cutter Beluga of the medevac by U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Houston that took place yesterday afternoon! CGC Beluga transferred an additional five mariners from the recreational vessel to SFO Galveston. While Coast Guard Cutter Tiger Shark, towed the three remaining mariners and vessel inland until TowBoatUS could relieve them. Read more here: https://goo.gl/ESLua7 Bravo Zulu to all of our crews for their quick response and amazing coordination!
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Check out Coast Guard teamwork at its finest! This afternoon, an MH-65 Dolphin aircrew from U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Houston launched to medevac a mariner from a disabled vessel after the vessel&#39;s captain activated his EPIRB. The captain reported that a mariner aboard was exhibiting symptoms of extreme dehydration. The mariner was transferred to medical personnel in stable condition, and with the assistance of Coast Guard Cutters Beluga and Tiger Shark, the additional mariners and vessel were transported to safety as well.
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The Coast Guard is an organization made stronger by the diversity of its members. #OneCoastGuard
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Whether it&#39;s from one of their 45-foot Response Boat–Mediums or 29-foot Response Boat–Smalls, U.S. Coast Guard Station Freeport manages to always catch a great sunset!
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Rear Adm. Paul Thomas, Eighth Coast Guard District commander, and Master Chief Petty Officer Heath Jones, Eighth Coast Guard District command master chief, visited Aids to Navigation Team Dulac today. Thomas presented two members with Eight Coast Guard District challenge coins for their outstanding performance.
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Good morning from U.S. Coast Guard Station Freeport! With missions ranging from search and rescue, ports, waterways and coastal security, and living marine resources this unit of 55 Coast Guard men and women have a huge impact on their local community.
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