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Mayor John DeStefano, Jr. was joined by Captain Joseph M. Vojvodich, the Long Island Sector Commander of the United States Coast Guard, Fire Chief Michael Grant, Police Lieutenant Jeff Hoffman and Nathan Hale School fifth-grader Joshua Morgillo for the dedication of the City's new public safety boat, the Nathan Hale.
Joe Vojvodich was named new ...
Joe Vojvodich was named new acquisition chief for the Coast Guard, those that know him knew he had some new ideas in mind for the branch.
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new position, Adm.
will focus on three areas: aviation programs; surface programs; plus command, control, and intelligence program (C4ISR).
"In the end, I think were going to have a cost avoidance of anywhere in the $500 million-$600 million cost avoidance in terms of an acquisition cost," Vojvodich
Capt. Joseph M. Vojvodich, ...
Capt. Joseph M. Vojvodich, the commander of Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound who oversaw the ceremony, said in an interview that he is working with the Navy and Coast Guard Headquarters to continue to meet the overall objective of ensuring the waterways are safe.
It will still take a few months, Vojvodich
said, to sort everything out, but "the Navy
is going to take on some additional roles and we're going to help them get to that point."
"We have high-value units moving through the Thames River.
We want to make sure they're in a great position and we don't want to jeopardize the public," he
The station is responsible for a 360-square-mile area and 75 miles of rivers.
Along with providing security to naval vessels, the station coordinates massive public events with local governments, helps ensure civilian and commercial vessels are safe and provides security for critical local infrastructure, including Electric Boat, the Naval Submarine Base and the Gold Star Memorial Bridge, Vojvodich
Hartfiel and Tavernier exchanged salutes with each other and Vojvodich
Tavernier previously served as the chief of readiness and assessments at the Coast Guard's Deployable Operations Group in Arlington, Va. Vojvodich said Tavernier has a strong foundation of leadership and operational expertise.
New Haven - Coast Guard Capt. ...
New Haven - Coast Guard Capt. Joseph Vojvodich turned over command of Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound to Capt. Edward J. Cubanski III in a ceremony at Sector Long Island Sound Friday, June 28.
Vojvodich has led the sector and served as Captain of the Port of Long Island Sound since June 2010.
Vojvodich was promoted to the rank of rear admiral by Rear Adm.
"Sudden immersion in cold water can ...
"Sudden immersion in cold water can result in hypothermia and death," said Capt. Joseph Vojvodich, Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound Commander.
"It is imperative that boaters take the time to learn about boating safety, wear life jackets, file float plans and be aware of the environmental risks."
Even the strongest swimmer succumbs to cold water.
The body's natural reaction is to protect the inner core by constricting blood flow to outer extremities, which is why life jackets save lives.
"Long Island Sound
is a wonderful natural resource and supports numerous waterborne activities, but the environment changes rapidly; you shouldn't be on the water unless you are prepared to be in the water," said Vojvodich