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Congratulations to OS2 Kristopher Gordon. OS2 Gordon was selected as the Communication Command’s Enlisted Person of the ...
11/15/2021

Congratulations to OS2 Kristopher Gordon. OS2 Gordon was selected as the Communication Command’s Enlisted Person of the Quarter for his exemplary leadership, initiative, and technical expertise in support of the deployable and contingency communications, long-range communications, and communications and assistance training teams.

#semperparatus #commcom #comunicationscommand #uscg #coastguard #SOQ

#fridayfromthefield Today we can welcome home a handful of our deployable communicators that returned from Louisiana las...
10/01/2021

#fridayfromthefield Today we can welcome home a handful of our deployable communicators that returned from Louisiana last night. COMMCOM crews have been deployed to the region in the wake of Hurricane Ida since late August.

With a crew still deployed to Houma, LA we continue to support operations in Louisiana!

#GoCoastGuard #cglikesbigtrucksandwecannotlie #commcom #hurricaneida2021 #HurricaneIda #louisiana

Photos from Admiral Karl Schultz's post
09/24/2021

Photos from Admiral Karl Schultz's post

Photos from Admiral Karl Schultz's post
09/14/2021

Photos from Admiral Karl Schultz's post

09/08/2021

The COMMCOM deployable communicators in Louisiana were restoring Search and Rescue communications capabilities when they heard cries for help from a nearby house, which sustained heavy damage during Hurricane IDA. Inside the structure, they found several pets that weathered the storm on the elevated deck. The team safely lowered the animals from the structure, provided them with water, and transported them to a nearby animal hospital.

We always answer the call — even from our furry friends! Coast Guard operations are challenging, communications should not be.

#emicp #mcv #coastguard #uscoastguard #hurricaneida #hurricane #IDA #neworleans #LouisianaStrong #louisiana #commcom #USCGIDA #WeAreLANT #cglikesbigtrucksandwecannotlie #storm21

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09/08/2021
The Communications Command always answers the call! We have a very large presence in Louisiana supporting response to #H...
09/02/2021

The Communications Command always answers the call! We have a very large presence in Louisiana supporting response to #HurricaneIDA for Search and Rescue, Marine Environmental incidents, and MTS inspections. Currently, we have 23 of the Coast Guard’s finest deployable communicators, six mobile communications assets, and a trailer full of communications gear with more resources on the way. We’ve supported the setup of Incident Command Posts and Forward Operating Bases in addition to restoring critical infrastructure with erected towers and establishing communications networks vital to the mission ex*****on.

Coast Guard operations are challenging, communication should not be!

#emicp #mcv #coastguard #uscoastguard #hurricaneida #hurricane #IDA #neworleans #LouisianaStrong #louisiana #commcom #USCGIDA #WeAreLANT #cglikesbigtrucksandwecannotlie #storm21

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United States Coast Guard Communications Command is pre-staging for Hurricane IDA to support U.S. Coast Guard Heartland ...
08/28/2021

United States Coast Guard Communications Command is pre-staging for Hurricane IDA to support U.S. Coast Guard Heartland response operations. In anticipation of a CAT 4 Hurricane, we are bringing the eMICP, a Rescue-21 Disaster Recovery suite, and more!

U.S. Coast Guard operations are challenging, communications should not be.

#CommandCenterInABox #IDA #eMICP #cglikesbigtrucksandwecannotlie U.S. Coast Guard Atlantic Area Command #commcom #WeAreLANT #Storm21 #USCGIda

United States Coast Guard Communications Command is pre-staging for Hurricane HENRI to support U.S. Coast Guard Northeas...
08/22/2021

United States Coast Guard Communications Command is pre-staging for Hurricane HENRI to support U.S. Coast Guard Northeast response operations.

U.S. Coast Guard operations are challenging, communications should not be.

#CommandCenterInABox #henri #cglikesbigtrucksandwecannotlie U.S. Coast Guard Atlantic Area Command #commcom #WeAreLANT

United States Coast Guard Communications Command is pre-staging for Hurricane HENRI to support U.S. Coast Guard Northeast response operations.

U.S. Coast Guard operations are challenging, communications should not be.

#CommandCenterInABox #henri #cglikesbigtrucksandwecannotlie U.S. Coast Guard Atlantic Area Command #commcom #WeAreLANT

Twelve of Communications Command's deployable communicators completed the Emergency Vehicle Operators Course hosted by t...
08/21/2021

Twelve of Communications Command's deployable communicators completed the Emergency Vehicle Operators Course hosted by the DHS Federal Law Enforcement Academy.
During the course, the communicators learned the dynamics of emergency vehicle operations and perfected a series of driving courses intended to challenge drivers and push their limits responding to a simulated emergency. This training is vital to the communicators ability to operate their assets in response to real world emergencies.

MK3 Burkowski won bragging rights as the fastest time completing the final drive for evaluation while CWO Lebrecht won a coveted piece of a course marker for delivering a devastating blow to the marker during skid training.

Big thank you to the outstanding instructors that coached our crew though the high speed and intense curriculum.

#evoc #uscoastguard #commcom #CGLikesBigTrucksAndWeCannotLie #cgalsolikesgoingfast #fletc #emergencyresponse

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Happy 231st birthday to the U.S. Coast Guard. You don’t look a day over 230!
08/04/2021

Happy 231st birthday to the U.S. Coast Guard. You don’t look a day over 230!

Happy 231st birthday to the U.S. Coast Guard. You don’t look a day over 230!

A crew of deployable communicators from the United States Coast Guard Communications Command deployed to U.S. Coast Guar...
08/03/2021

A crew of deployable communicators from the United States Coast Guard Communications Command deployed to U.S. Coast Guard Sector San Juan in Puerto Rico in support of a hurricane exercise to ensure readiness, resiliency, and preparedness. The exercise stressed the capabilities and interoperability of the incident command post with the support of COMMCOM's deployable crew and capabilities.

The crew and the Mobile Communications Vehicle (MCV) flew down aboard a C-130 from USCG Air Station Elizabeth City. The MCV is a "command center in a box" able to provide vital radio, data, and voice communication networks when all other infrastructure has been damaged.

#USCG #coastguard #commcom #commandcenterinabox #cglikesbigtrucksandwecannotlie #sanjuan #sanjuanpuertorico #c130hercules #C130

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Congratulations to the entire crew of the United States Coast Guard Communications Command for being awarded the Meritor...
07/23/2021

Congratulations to the entire crew of the United States Coast Guard Communications Command for being awarded the Meritorious Unit Commendation by the Commander of U.S. Coast Guard Atlantic Area Command. This award was presented by Rear Admiral Keith Smith at an all-hands event, and it highlights the accomplishments of all 136 crew members across five geographically distributed locations for a period from January 2020 through May 2021. I am incredibly proud to be a member of this team. Bravo Zulu! - CDR Vince Taylor, Commanding Officer

Congratulations to the entire crew of the United States Coast Guard Communications Command for being awarded the Meritorious Unit Commendation by the Commander of U.S. Coast Guard Atlantic Area Command. This award was presented by Rear Admiral Keith Smith at an all-hands event, and it highlights the accomplishments of all 136 crew members across five geographically distributed locations for a period from January 2020 through May 2021. I am incredibly proud to be a member of this team. Bravo Zulu! - CDR Vince Taylor, Commanding Officer

Deployable communications teams from USCG IMAT, USCG COMMCOM, AT&T Response Operation Group, and Verizon Crisis Response...
07/12/2021

Deployable communications teams from USCG IMAT, USCG COMMCOM, AT&T Response Operation Group, and Verizon Crisis Response Team gathered at the U.S. Coast Guard's Incident Management Assistance Team's location in Norfolk, VA for a professional exchange and demonstration of capabilities.

These assets deploy in the wake of destruction to restore critical communications networks to include cellular services, wifi hot spots, as well as VHF, UHF, HF, and Satellite radio networks keeping 1st responders, local agencies, and the community connected.

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#drones, #cellular #cglikesbigtrucksandwecannotlie #commcom #Verizon #att #FirstNet #cgimat #cgnsf #emergencymanagement #hurricaneseason2021

From Chesapeake to Novato to Kodiak, the Communications Command participated in “Run to Remember” to honor those who hav...
07/06/2021

From Chesapeake to Novato to Kodiak, the Communications Command participated in “Run to Remember” to honor those who have died saving lives and defending our nation. These words often fall short in recognizing the magnitude of these heroes’ sacrifice.

The Communications Command welcomes it’s newest member ET3 Jeffrey Hainline. Congratulations on graduating ET A-School! ...
06/25/2021

The Communications Command welcomes it’s newest member ET3 Jeffrey Hainline. Congratulations on graduating ET A-School! Bravo Zulu to a job well done!

Congratulations to MK3 Marsh for being the first COMMCOM member to attend Army Transportation School with the 58th Trans...
06/22/2021

Congratulations to MK3 Marsh for being the first COMMCOM member to attend Army Transportation School with the 58th Transportation Battalion in Ft. Lee, Virginia. This training improved his skills as he is progressing towards being COMMCOM's next CDL driver.

#coastguard #bigtrucks #emicp #ftlee #cglikesbigtrucksandwecannotlie #commcom

06/01/2021
Awards Ceremony

Today, the Communications Command recognized some exceptional members. Coast Guard Communications Command Commanding Officer, Commander Vince Taylor presented these well-deserved awards to crew departing soon.

We understand that it is a rare occasion to have friends and family present at awards ceremonies and promotions. Please bear with our Public Affairs team while we work through some processes to bring you a higher quality product to share these significant events.

The Communications Command is pleased to have been able to support Sector Sault Ste Marie, MSU Duluth, and the Canadian ...
05/17/2021
Coast Guard holds training exercise at MTU

The Communications Command is pleased to have been able to support Sector Sault Ste Marie, MSU Duluth, and the Canadian Coast Guard in this training exercise on the Great Lakes. Great work by IT2 Lopez and his team! BZ.

Michigan Technological University U.S. Coast Guard U.S. Coast Guard Atlantic Area Command

HOUGHTON — The U.S. Coast Guard led state and local agencies and private partners in a simulation to test the region’s preparedness for an oil spill at Michigan Technological University. In the scenario, two ships collide and lose their cargo near Isle Royale National Park. Participants from the...

Currently, the Communications Command has two crews of deployable communicators with contingency equipment in the field ...
05/12/2021

Currently, the Communications Command has two crews of deployable communicators with contingency equipment in the field enabling and enhancing operations. One team in Port Angeles, WA, and one in Houghton, MI.

This is the third time this year that the crews from both Novato, CA and Chesapeake, VA have been deployed at the same time.

#emergencymanagement #uscggreatlakes #uscoastguard #emicp #commcom #communicationscommand #cglikesbigtrucksandwecannotlie #commandcenterinabox

Today is our very own ET2 Joe Van De Walker's birthday! His parents came to greet he and the crew in the UP of Michigan ...
05/08/2021

Today is our very own ET2 Joe Van De Walker's birthday! His parents came to greet he and the crew in the UP of Michigan as they arrived to celebrate. Here's to one more rotation around the sun, and another for a GREAT deployment! Happy Birthday! Thank you for all of your hard work!

It’s a big week at the COMMCOM! Four deployed operations while conducting continuity of operations exercises for the U.S...
05/07/2021

It’s a big week at the COMMCOM! Four deployed operations while conducting continuity of operations exercises for the U.S. Coast Guard’s long-range communications.

Our freshly painted eMICP (thanks to Aviation Logistics Center) is rolling out to support maritime security operations. Our Rescue 21 Disaster Recovery Suite (DRS) is restoring capabilities in Santa Cruz for Sector San Francisco during a simultaneous exercise with our east coast DRS teams to support both U.S. Coast Guard Pacific Area and U.S. Coast Guard Atlantic Area Command. We’re also en route to support Coast Guard District 9 for an Incident Command Post exercise on the Great Lakes.

“Coast Guard operations are challenging, communications should not be. That’s where the COMMCOM comes in.” - CDR Vince Taylor

#cglikesbigtrucksandwecannotlie #USCG #commandcenterinabox #commcom #c5isc #camspaclives

Congratulations to the COMMCOM on reaching 2,500 followers. Achievement unlocked!
05/02/2021

Congratulations to the COMMCOM on reaching 2,500 followers. Achievement unlocked!

Congratulations to the COMMCOM on reaching 2,500 followers. Achievement unlocked!

Communications Command wraps up a deployment to Juneau, AK. Mixed crews from Novato, Chesapeake, and Kodiak deployed to ...
04/10/2021

Communications Command wraps up a deployment to Juneau, AK. Mixed crews from Novato, Chesapeake, and Kodiak deployed to Juneau, AK in support of the regions annual Continuity of Operations Exercise and meeting with the 17th District and Sector Juneau leadership.

#commandcenterinabox #autobot #cgalaska #alaska #juneau

U.S. Coast Guard Alaska
U.S. Coast Guard Sector Juneau
U.S. Coast Guard Station Juneau
U.S. Coast Guard Pacific Area

Another successful deployment by the amazing communicators at the Communications Command! This operation required coordi...
04/09/2021
Plug and play: Coast Guard sends one-stop-shop communications truck to Juneau | Juneau Empire

Another successful deployment by the amazing communicators at the Communications Command!

This operation required coordination with Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak to transport the #MCV by air from Sacramento to Juneau, collaboration with Coast Guard Alaska to setup and validate continuity of operations, and the tireless efforts of five dedicated COMMCOM crew members that established communications networks to ensure the safety of life at sea across 3.8 million square nautical miles.

CGD17 operations are challenging, communicating should not be. We love serving in the Last Frontier!

BZ to the COMMCOM and D17 teams! - CDR Vince Taylor, Commanding Officer
#cglikesbigtrucksandwecannotlie #USCG #pacarea #lantarea #COMMCOMintheLastFrontier #SemperParatus #SemperReboate

District 17 practiced doing more with less.

"Coast Guard operations are challenging, communicating should not be." -- Commander Vince Taylor, Commanding Officer, U....
04/08/2021
Coast Guard Exercise Includes Mobile Communication Vehicle

"Coast Guard operations are challenging, communicating should not be." -- Commander Vince Taylor, Commanding Officer, U.S.C.G. Communications Command

#cglikesbigtrucksandwecannotlie Coast Guard Alaska

Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - It is not an Autobot or a Decepticon, but the Coast Guard mobile communications vehicle, or MCV, can transform into a community life-saving communications portal.

The COMMCOM is always ready to answer the call in Alaska! We are standing a 24/7 watch to ensure the safety of life at s...
04/03/2021

The COMMCOM is always ready to answer the call in Alaska! We are standing a 24/7 watch to ensure the safety of life at sea across 3.8 million square nautical miles with our long-range communications capabilities in Kodiak -- and additionally, we are privileged to deliver our deployable and contingency communications to Juneau, Alaska in support of U.S. Coast Guard Alaska. The COMMCOM Novato crew loaded up our Mobile Communications Vehicle (MCV) in Sacramento into a C-130 from U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak. We are excited to serve and safeguard the Last Frontier! #cglikesbigtrucksandwecannotlie #USCG #MCV #pacarea #COMMCOMintheLastFrontier #SemperParatus #SemperReboate

To kick off Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month, the COMMCOM Chief’s Mess (from Chesapeake to Novato to Kodiak...
04/01/2021

To kick off Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month, the COMMCOM Chief’s Mess (from Chesapeake to Novato to Kodiak) suited up in Service Dress Blues in solidarity to eradicate this from our Coast Guard. BZ to our outstanding chiefs! I am proud to stand with you. — CDR Vince Taylor, COMMCOM CO

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Tomorrow is the Coast Guard's birthday, and the Naval Order of the United States is hosting an on-line birthday party with a distinguished and very well-known Coast Guard veteran as guest speaker. Get yourself a cupcake and join us on Zoom tomorrow. Semper Paratus to all! https://www.facebook.com/groups/NOUSNAT/permalink/749127719198236/
Great job MK1!
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https://www.facebook.com/UScoastguard/posts/10155804660652679. Great video and advertisement for COMMCOM!
Farewell COMMCOM / CAMSLANT! It's been a fun and fast few years there. This will certainly be a Command and Crew I will never forget. Thank you all for making my time there special.