U.S. Coast Guard Commandant, Adm. Thad Allen, participated in a DoDLive Bloggers Roundtable, where he discussed fiscal year 2011 anticipated budget impacts; the need to recapitalize the service’s aging ships, aircraft and shore facilities; and the Coast Guard’s recent response efforts in Haiti.
Listen to the interview.
Read the transcript.
Read the Defense.gov story, “Coast Guard Stands Ready For Challenges, Commandant Says”
For more information on the State of the U.S. Coast Guard, visit the U.S. Coast Guard’s blog here.
Other helpful information:
- Download the entire speech from Adm. Thad Allen’s address on Friday, Feb. 12, at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.
- Click here for more information about modernization and recapitalization.
- Click here for budget information
- Click here for stories from Guardians who responded to Haiti