NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. Coast Guard is leveraging technology to guide vessels around a river lock renovation project on one of America’s busiest Gulf Coast shipping corridors. The Coast Guard is using a combination of electronic and physical Aids […]
Swift storms moved into the areas surrounding Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Friday, and it was difficult to fully predict the level of impact the forecasted rain would bring. Although there was an awareness of potential flooding, the high level of calls […]
Painted on the doors of the MH-65 Dolphin helicopters at U.S. Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans are the names of eight heroic aviators who have come before us. Each service member’s name emblazoned on the helicopters honors the fallen, […]
“Honestly, I just look at it as doing my job,” said Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class Alexandria Linden. Linden was selected as the Coast Guard representative for the Taste n’ Toast to Our Armed Services event by the Greater […]
The Coast Guard has a long and storied legacy. Part of that legacy is the Coast Guard Women’s Reserve, the SPARs, signed into law by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, Nov. 23, 1942.
“…just knowing that you helped someone, that was enough,” words spoken about a gratifying responsibility. Read the story to find out more.
Two Coast Guardsmen were honored during an awards ceremony held at the Louisiana State Police Training Academy in Baton Rouge, Tuesday (May 10, 2016). Lt. Jonathan Scott and Chief Petty Officer Keith Watters, members of Marine Safety Unit Baton Rouge […]
Story by: PA3 Jennifer Nease. A delegation of Uruguayan Navy and Coast Guard officers traveled over 15 hours to meet with the 8th U.S. Coast Guard District and Sector Houston-Galveston to discuss and observe disaster response tactics in the maritime […]
Do you want to make a difference? Do you have a passion for helping people? Some questions the 2015 Wanda Allen-Yearout Ombudsman of the Year Award recipient asks as a motivational tool to help those whom take up the mantle […]
Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Paducah held a ceremony honoring a local Coast Guard World War II veteran on Feb. 10. Baton Rouge native, Senior Chief Engineman Irvis M. Jarreau Ret., was honored with a special […]