Click the image to play the videoThe Coast Guard has 210 aircraft located at 24 air stations strategically placed across the United States. The Coast Guard men and women assigned to these air stations work 24/7 to ensure that the Coast Guard’s [...]
Thousands of Coast Guard personnel are stationed throughout the United States and abroad carrying out the service’s 11 statutory missions, but Coast Guard members don’t always accomplish these missions alone. In addition to working with other federal, state and local responders [...]
As you ride the Coast Guard’s cutter float through the streets of New Orleans, a cacophony of screaming masses fill your ears with, “Throw me something mister.” A gumbo of carnival regalia fills your vision as you pass hordes of [...]
Chemical formula for an idyllic day: A boat with a full tank, a stocked cooler and not a care in the world, except a smart phone to send a photo as a post card to your coworkers stuck in their [...]
By Chief Petty Officer Christopher Browning The Coast Guard lost an extended family member on Aug. 18. After a short battle with cancer, Ruth Brace, known to most Coast Guardsmen as the sticker lady, passed away. For more than 20 [...]
As part of the Coast Guard’s community outreach efforts members across the country visit nearby schools guiding, assisting and tutoring students. Check out what the Coast Guard members of MSU Paducah, Ky., do on a weekly basis with local first-graders.
A daring rescue by Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 9339 of a father-daughter canoe team took place during the 3rd Annual Tour du Teche. Find out more here.
Have you ever wondered how Coast Guard helicopter crews prepare for a “worst-case-scenerio,” if a helicopter were to crash in water? To find out more read this blog post.
Hurricane weather has no mind or rationality. There is no negotiating with it to disperse or to change its course. The goal is to prepare and hope you’ve done enough to weather the storm and remain safe, which is [...]
“Shield of Freedom,” a phrase commonly associated with the Coast Guard is an appropriate expression to use in celebration of the service’s 222nd birthday highlighting their role as protectors of the American borders.