The U.S. Coast Guard consistently demonstrates unique effectiveness responding to widely varied missions, both planned and emergent. Our response ethic has been built on a foundation of over 223 years of experience, mainly in security, law enforcement, aids to navigation, and rescue operations, and several key organizational characteristics contribute to our ability to handle successfully a broad range of operational challenges.
Risk Management for the Proficient Operator
The ability to recognize and mitigate risk is a critical component of mission success—and the sign of a true professional.
By Vice Admiral John P. Currier, U.S. Coast Guard