NEW ORLEANS - Ninety days after assuming command of the newly established Deployable Operations Group (DOG), U.S. Coast Guard Adm. Thomas Atkin is struggling to effect culture change and establish a new training and operations regime. "We have two sets of requirements: operational and training. How do I balance those to make sure the force we're providing to the commander is trained to its advertised capability?" Atkin told Aerospace Daily. Traditionally, Coast Guard forces ...


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