Thursday, April 20, 2006

More great press for the Coast Guard

Stumbled across this in the Washington Post:
There's a lot of snap, crackle and pop in the office of Vice Adm. Thad W. Allen .

His aides juggle phone calls, keep meetings on time and listen closely to the boss. It seems that everyone outside the U.S. Coast Guard wants to grab some insider time with Allen, who was called in by the White House to put muscle in an initially feeble federal response to Hurricane Katrina.

Allen and the Coast Guard are something of a rarity in government these days -- a leader and an organization that excel at their mission. As Allen puts it, "We have been tested, and we are trusted."
Do check out the rest of Stephen Barr's Federal Diary; nice to be on top of our game, eh?

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