Coast Guard Missions in Doubt as Agin...

Coast Guard Missions in Doubt as Aging Fleet Wear Out

There are 3 comments on the New Media Journal story from Oct 12, 2012, titled Coast Guard Missions in Doubt as Aging Fleet Wear Out. In it, New Media Journal reports that:

The US Coast Guard is on the front lines of national security, but it struggles to complete its missions with one of the world's oldest maritime fleets and a multibillion dollar replacement program years behind schedule.

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Saint Louis, MO

#1 Oct 14, 2012
This situation is not acceptable.

Godwin, NC

#2 Jan 5, 2013
Hope a member of congress never has to depend on a broke ass boat to save them in a sinking yachet.They might wish they had better funded the guard.

Virginia Beach, VA

#3 Mar 12, 2013
When the most reliable cutter in Coast Guard inventory is a sailing barque that was a German War Prize from WWII it may be time to reinvest. Bail out the banks while the CG bails out its aged fleet.they deserve better!

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