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July 26, 2023
The Long Blue Line: Part III “When I say Americans, I mean all Americans!” — Segregation’s take-down by President Harry Truman
Denial of employment and promotion, and separate dining and restroom facilities often characterized the experience and limited upward mobility for African American workers.
July 24, 2023
The Long Blue Line: Part II — “Available and needed workers have been barred from employment” — the segregated military and civil service environments
The U.S. Revenue Cutter Service (USRCS), predecessor to the United States Coast Guard (USCG), utilized both free and enslaved Black people, and restricted their roles to cooks, stewards and seamen.
JROTC makes strides with its first-ever Junior Leadership Academy and expansion to 10 units
Base Elizabeth City hosts an action-packed week for cadets from all six CGJROTC units ahead of further program growth.
July 20, 2023
The Long Blue Line: “There Shall be Equal Opportunity for All” — Why President Truman’s desegregation orders were necessary
On July 26, 1948, President Harry S. Truman signed a pair of executive orders, the combination of which banned racial segregation in the armed forces and federal civil service.
July 19, 2023
USCGR Holds Change of Command for INDOPACOM Unit
Coast Guard Capt. Scott Wolland took command of the Coast Guard Reserve Unit at U.S. Indo-Pacific Command from Capt. Tabitha Schiro, in a ceremony on the historic USS Battleship Missouri Memorial.
July 18, 2023
Unblocking efficiency: C5ISC simplifies account requirements
C5ISC improvements reduce Coast Guard login requirements.
July 17, 2023
Workforce Message: Accountability and Transparency
The Commandant and Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard release video, details on a 90-day Accountability and Transparency Review.
The Long Blue Line: Coast Guard helps rescue U.S. submarine Squalus over 80 years ago!
Trapped and tragically drowned in the flooded after compartments were 24 officers and sailors plus two civilian technicians. This left 32 officers and sailors and one civilian technician alive in the unflooded forward compartments.
Your chance to transform the Coast Guard extended until July 21
Help the TMX Task Force shape the future of the service.
July 13, 2023
Got “_PQ”? CG-OEM updates to ICS program make qualification easier than ever
New competency designation, updated resources aid those seeking ICS qualification and certification
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