$150K in aid for Coast Guard families, civilian workers affected by contaminated water system
Retired Coast Guard Rear Admiral Cari Thomas used to be in charge of the 14th District which covers Hawaiʻi and the Pacific. Thomas is now the CEO of the Coast Guard Mutual Assistance, a nonprofit relief agency out of Washington D.C. The organization has set aside $150,000 to help U.S. Coast Guard families in military housing affected by the petroleum-contaminated water.
This interview aired on The Conversation on Dec. 20, 2021. The Conversation airs weekdays at 11 a.m. on HPR-1.