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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Do you operate a boat on the Mississippi River or its tributaries? If so, we need your help by July 1, 2018! We&#39;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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Fair winds and following seas Capt. Wayne Arguin Jr. Thank you for your amazing work while serving as the commander of Sector New Orleans. Welcome aboard Capt. Kristi Luttrell. Bravo Zulu.
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Cmdr. Harper L. Phillips relieved Cmdr. Tina J. Pe&#241;a as the commanding officer of Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans in a change of command ceremony, Friday. Pe&#241;a was promoted to Captain after the change of command ceremony. Welcome to New Orleans, Cmdr. Phillips, and good luck in your next assignment, Capt. Pe&#241;a! #GoCoastGuard
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Join us at Coast Guard Aviation Training Center Mobile for an awards ceremony honoring the work of ATC Mobile members for their efforts during the 2017 hurricane season.
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Welcome aboard the USCGC Beluga, an 87-foot cutter homeported in Galveston, Texas. This versatile vessel is routinely on patrols, where it helps to inspect fisheries, participate in search and rescue cases, and perform safety inspections on vessels throughout its area of responsibility. Edit: Last year, the USCGC Manowar, another 87-foot cutter homeported in Galveston, Texas, participated in training exercises with the Harris County Sheriffs Department!
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USCGC Harry Claiborne, a coastal buoy tender home ported in Galveston, Texas. Crewmembers of this constantly busy cutter routinely make 5-day patrols, where some days they maintain 10-15 12,000 pound bouys in a day. This particular cutter has also worked with NASA&#39;s Johnson Space Center to help astronauts train in a space capsule in the Gulf of Mexico! From the border of Mexico to the Mouth of the Mississippi, the crew of the Harry Claiborne works tirelessly to maintain our aids-to-navigation!
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You could star in a rap video! The D8 External Affairs Office may produce a music video for the winning rapper. If you’re a Coast Guard member stationed in D8, private message us a rap about your job to this instrumental for a chance to win! Enteries must be submited by July 25th. Any offensive material or profanity will be disqualified. The instrumental can be found on the Youtube Audio Library under the name “Chase” by The Brothers Records.
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Welcome aboard the USCGC Clamp! From setting giant wooden pilings in the Houston ship channel to post aids to navigation for shipping traffic to cooking for its crew, crewmembers of the Clamp always give it their all. Bravo Zulu to this hard working and close-knit crew!
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Members from Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Paducah put in a lot of training hours so they are always ready. These members recently graduated from a Team Leadership Facilitator Course, and hosted a search and rescue exercise in Paducah that included 40 people, 11 boats and 9 different agencies.
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In a change of command ceremony, Commander Gregory A. Callaghan passed on the duties of commanding officer of U.S. Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Texas City to Commander Eric M. Carerro. During the ceremony, two meritorious service medals were awarded to Cmdr. Callaghan, and flowers were presented to both commanders families to show appreciation for their unwavering support. Bravo Zulu to Cmdr. Callaghan for his work at MSU Texas City, and to Cmdr. Carerro for his new position as commanding officer!
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Coast Guard Sector New Orleans and U.S. Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Houma hosted Ghana for an International Port Security Program Reciprocal Engagement. The program works with Ghana on anti-terrorism measures and security maintenance standards.
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Please join us in congratulating BMC Brian Hannum, who retired from the Coast Guard today at The National WWII Museum in New Orleans. BMC Hannum proudly served our country for 20 years and was involved in countless search and rescue, law enforcement and humanitarian missions during his time. Fair winds and following seas, shipmate!
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Congratulations ITC John Gordon on your advancement to Chief! During his advancement ceremony, Gordon was recognized for his hard work at the Eighth Coast Guard District and his efforts during the Hurricane Harvey response. Bravo Zulu!
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Welcome home! Coast Guard Cutter Decisive moved from Pascagoula, Mississippi, to her new homeport in Pensacola, Florida, today! Enjoy the sunshine state! #GoCoastGuard
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Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, Adm. Karl Schultz and Rep. Kevin Yoder, Chairman, House Appropriations Homeland Security Subcommittee held an all-hands at U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Houston, where they visited with the air station&#39;s crew, and flew on an overflight of the Houston Ship Channel.
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Petty Officer 2nd Class Andres Murillo explains what it’s like to be a Coast Guard diver. Coast Guard divers assist in many Coast Guard operations including repairing aids to navigation and promoting maritime safety and security.
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MM 9.58-MM 9.25 on the Monongahela River is closed due to a barge breakaway
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#BREAKING Waterway closure from mile marker 438-432 on the Miss. River near Vicksburg, MS., after vessel hits Vicks… https://t.co/N69YPl6caT
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#UPDATE With no reports of missing persons, the #USCG ended search for reported person in the water near Panama Cit… https://t.co/NwSAdnZwZD
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#BREAKING #USCG continuing search for white male with dark hair last seen going under water near Edgewater Beach ne… https://t.co/yvqPSg44zt
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#BREAKING Cheatham lock and dam at mile marker 149 on the Cumberland River is closed until further notice. Current… https://t.co/1Ajo6k1hmD
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#UPDATE the vessel is outside of the channel and a salvage plan is being developed for the vessel.
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#UPDATE #USCG amended Safety Zone to allow transit with restrictions btwn mile markers 929-981, Saturday.
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#BREAKING #USCG responding to sunken vessel at mile marker 980 on Ohio River near Cairo, Illinois, Fri. Waterway re… https://t.co/DgpgyXuFQy
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#BREAKING #USCG has allowed Algiers Ferry to resume scheduled operations. The Mississippi River waterway restrictio… https://t.co/QVUzadSXJj
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To report a claim stemming from the oil spill on the lower Mississippi River near New Orleans from the Pac Antares… https://t.co/EysTJEH7c4
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#UPDATE Waterway has been reopened.
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#BREAKING #USCG issues waterway closure at Belleville Lock & Dam at mile marker 203.9 on the Ohio River near Parker… https://t.co/OTgnoL4rUp
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#BREAKING #USCG and local agencies are searching for 16-year-old male last seen swimming near Fort Morgan Beach, Al… https://t.co/mabnyrLJLr
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#BREAKING #USCG local agencies respond to diesel spill from fishing vessel that caught fire while moored at Joe Pat… https://t.co/JS3F3SZ9t2
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#BREAKING #USCG issues security zone from mile markers 419 to 436 on the lower Miss River due to breakaway barges w… https://t.co/AmiwXfJ8PU
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#Breaking #USCG issues closure of the Arthur V Ormond lock and dam at mile marker 177 on the Arkansas River due to… https://t.co/Rz7oJYv9er
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#Update #USCG rescinds waterway restriction from mile marker 555-548 on Miss River near Greenville, MS.
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#Breaking #USCG issues waterway restriction from mile marker 555-548 on lower Miss River due to sunken corn barge a… https://t.co/gpPNz8Xqjm
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#BREAKING the Ohio River is closed from mile marker 236 to 239 until further notice due to high water levels. https://t.co/ZMRet82ISq
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#BREAKING The Tennessee river is closed at mile marker 471 & 446 to 454.5 due to high water.
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