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U.S. COAST GUARD
Seapower travels to the U.S. Coast Guard’s First District, based in
Boston, to explore the unique challenges the service faces in an area
covering northern New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island,
Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine. Other Coast
Guard features will include:
■ Interview: VADM Charles D. Michel, deputy commandant for
■ Coast Guard Aviation: Preparing for the future.
■ Taking the Lead: The Coast Guard’s Western Hemisphere strategy.
ALSO IN THIS ISSUE:
■ Disaster Response: The evolution of Navy, Marine Corps capabilities.
■ Navy Replenishment: Recapitalizing the fleet’s oilers.
■ Innovation: A look at Indonesia’s Stealth Fast Attack Craft.
■ Rising Sea Levels: What this means for the sea services, coastal
and port infrastructure.
■ R&D: Future trends and the role of industry and the private sector.