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 [...]
America is currently besieged by a very particular fear. It is a fear of not enough, a universal fear. It is a fear of not enough money and not enough jobs. It is a fear for the future. [...]
If we look back through the lens of the present, we can see that small events in our history can alter the very course of the future. Many of those events come from amazing women such as Clara Barton, who [...]
Story by PA3 Kevin Metcalf: On February 21st, 1943, the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Campbell, under the command of Cmdr. James A. Hirshfield, served as part of the international escort group, A-3, that was tasked with escorting convoys [...]
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 [...]
By Petty Officer 3rd Class Jonathan Lally A coach sits, stands and paces along the sidelines of a basketball court encouraging, motivating and, yes, yelling at his players to perform better. He sternly scolds them to play better defense and [...]
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.