Coast Guardsmen serve our country in many ways. Some patrol the coast lines, others deploy overseas. This short video is about a Coast Guardsman’s first deployment and spending his last few hours with his family.
By Coast Guard Petty Officer 1st Class Krystyna A. Hannum A row of tables sits at one end of a long room; donated toys and wait to be wrapped and presented. The gifts are meant for children, though none are […]
A Coast Guardsman based out of Panama City, Florida, joined the ranks of permanent cuttermen during the Patrol Boat Round up Nov. 5, 2014. Petty Officer 2nd Class Aaron Phillips, a boatswains mate assigned to the Coast […]
Coast Guardsmen from Sector Lower Mississippi River and other volunteers, including members of the Grizzlies basketball team, painted basketball courts, replaced goals and planted trees at the Lester Community Center in Memphis, OCt. 25, 2014. The Grizzlies Care event had […]
The week before Halloween Florida-based Coast Guardsmen, Auxiliarists and local law enforcement personnel held an annual haunted house event to raise food for a local food bank. Coast Guard Station Destin converted one of their buildings in to a multi-roomed […]
Coast Guardsmen from Sector Lower Mississippi River hosted over 100 third and fourth grade students from Pleasant Hill Elementary School located in Olive Branch, Mississippi, Oct., 30, 2014. The tour consisted of question and answer sessions with Lt. Brandon McMillan […]
Chief Warrant Officer Allison Hope of Coast Guard Base New Orleans recently represented the Coast Guard in the Old Glory Coast to Coast relay which passed through her home town of Kansas City, Missouri, on […]
Yesterday morning the Coast Guard received a call from a concerned crew reporting a missing diver six miles southeast of Perdido Pass. Their diver had not resurfaced for 90 minutes after going in with only an hour’s worth of oxygen. […]
Being a part of a military organization can be stressful. Coast Guard men and women deal with dangerous, high tempo, real-life evolutions on a daily basis. Whether it is a search-and-rescue case, humanitarian assistance and disaster relief or vessel inspections, […]
Did you know the Coast Guard had divers? Ever wondered what it takes to be one? What kind of training do they do to gain the title “Coast Guard Diver”? Find out here.