2/22/2018: Biennial Rear Adm. William M. Benkert Award recipients announced

The U.S. Coast Guard is pleased to announce the recipients for the 2018 Biennial Rear Adm. William M. Benkert Marine Environmental Protection Award for Excellence. The winners reflect the efforts of the marine facility and vessel operations industries’ commitments to the environment.


3/7/2016: 2016 Biennial Rear Admiral William M. Benkert Award winners announced

The Coast Guard congratulates the winners of the bi-annual Rear Admiral William M. Benkert award for excellence and outstanding achievement in protecting the marine environment.


9/16/2014: Assistant Commandant for Prevention Policy answers questions about role of social media in Coast Guard policy

The Assistant Commandant for Prevention Policy clarifies the Coast Guard’s use of social media to discuss Coast Guard goals, objectives and policy positions with the maritime community.