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Boutwell builds bonds in Panama
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Boutwell crew members lend a helping handCrew members of the Coast Guard Cutter Boutwell spent their port call in Panama City volunteering their time at a local church as well as engaging in friendly games of soccer and basketball.


Coast Guard, Seabrook and Kemah fire crews respond to boat fire under Kemah bridge
Boat fire under Kemah bridgeThe Coast Guard along with fire departments from Seabrook and Kemah, Texas, responded to a boat fire under the Highway 146 bridge Friday.


South Orange resident to return from yearlong mobilization
South Orange resident to return from yearlong mobilizationLt. Steve Mannion will return to South Orange, New Jersey, Aug. 31, 2014, upon completing a one-year mobilization with the United States Coast Guard.


Coast Guard deploys Autonomous Underwater Vehicle for Arctic science mission
Coast Guard deploys Autonomous Underwater Vehicle for Arctic science missionScientists from the Coast Guard Research and Development Center and their colleagues traveled to the Arctic aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Healy this year to evaluate a wide variety of technologies for use in responding to oil in icy water. While some of those technologies were designed for viewing the ice and simulated oil from above however, an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle was being used to see the ice from below.


Coast Guard Research and Development Center studies movement of oil in ice during Arctic simulation
Coast Guard Research and Development Center studies movement of oil in ice during Arctic simulationAs stewards of U.S. marine resources, the Coast Guard has a vested interest in the condition and protection of Alaska’s Arctic waters. That interest has led scientists working with the Coast Guard and members of its Research and Development Center, based in New London, Connecticut, to evaluate pollution response technologies and study the effects of pollutants in icy waters. This year, those studies continued aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Healy, a 420-foot icebreaker home-ported in Seattle, as it made its way into the Arctic Circle nearly 200 miles north of Alaska.


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Video Icon Coast Guard rescues kayaker 30 miles off-shore in Lake Michigan

Coast Guard Air Facility Muskegon rescued a kayaker 30 miles off-shore in Lake Michigan after he activated his personal locator beacon, Sept. 1, 2014. The man was kayaking from Milwaukee to Muskegon, Michigan, when he became fatigued and...



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Coast Guard saves 3 from sinking vesselCoast Guard saves 3 from sinking vessel
A crew from Coast Guard Station Cortez, Florida, dewaters a 37-foot boat after it began taking...


Coast Guard Rescues 5 off San Diego CoastCoast Guard Rescues 5 off San Diego Coast
The Coast Guard rescued four adults and a 15-year-old boy after their 30-foot boat started...


Two Missing Boaters Found Alive 10 Miles Northwest of Anclote Key, Fla.Two Missing Boaters Found Alive 10 Miles Northwest of Anclote Key, Fla.
Two missing boaters were found stranded aboard their 27-foot sailing vessel 10 miles northwest...


Coast Guard Aircrew Hoists Ill Cruise Ship PassengerCoast Guard Aircrew Hoists Ill Cruise Ship Passenger
A Coast Guard helicopter crew from Air Station Clearwater, Fla., medically evacuated a...


Week in the Life of the Coast Guard 2014Week in the Life of the Coast Guard 2014
Chief Petty Officer Travis McGregor, an avionics electrical technician at Coast Guard Air...


Station Cape May medevacStation Cape May medevac
Crew members from Coast Guard Station Cape May, N.J., render assistance to a choking victim...


Coast Guard conducts first Unmanned Aircraft System deck landings aboard Coast Guard Cutter HealyCoast Guard conducts first Unmanned Aircraft System deck landings aboard Coast Guard Cutter Healy
Unmanned Aircraft System operators successfully land a Puma AE UAS aboard the Coast Guard Cutter...


Operation Gold NuggetOperation Gold Nugget
Coast Guard Sector Anchorage and Station Valdez personnel talk about their roles in Operation...


Week in the life 2014Week in the life 2014
A time-lapse video of the men and women of the Coast Guard, and their units in the Pacific...


A Day in the LifeA Day in the Life
Tactical Law Enforcement Team members speak about daily life at TACLET-South in Miami, Aug. 25,...


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Coast Guard searching for man overboard near Chuuk Island Coast Guard searching for man overboard near Chuuk Island
The cross in the center of this diagram depicts the search area for a 34-year-old man who was reported overboard approximately 170 miles southwest...


Week in the life of the Coast Guard 2014 Week in the life of the Coast Guard 2014
Coast Guard Seaman Elliot Hagans mans a sea painter as the crew of Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley launches a 23-foot small boat for a training...


Boutwell and Panamanian athletes Boutwell and Panamanian athletes
Crew members of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Boutwell stand in front of a bridge with their fellow Panamanian soccer and basketball athletes July...


Station Alexandria Bay, NY, conducts training Station Alexandria Bay, NY, conducts training
Boat crews from Coast Guard Station Alexandria Bay, N.Y., aboard 25-foot and 24-foot response boats conduct training with the crew members aboard...


Week in the life 2014 Week in the life 2014
Crew members spread out while in flight aboard an HC-130 Hercules aircraft from Oahu to Kona, Hawaii, Aug. 28, 2014. The Hercules crew transported...


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Rescue 21 recording
Sean Meek, a good Samaritan, counts people in the water in Eagle Harbor near Bainbridge Island, Wash., while issuing a mayday call to...


Mayday call for capsized vessel near Bainbridge Island, Wash.
A watchstander at Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound in Seattle responds to a mayday call via VHF-FM channel 16 from Sean Meek, a good Samaritan...


Rescue 21 Recording
Sean Meek, a good Samaritan, issues a mayday call via VHF-FM channel 16 to Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound in Seattle to report a capsized vessel...


Sinking vessel calls Coast Guard for assistance
Mariners aboard the vessel PMS Escape II called the Coast Guard on channel 16, the international distress frequency, using a handheld radio at...


Good Samaritan reports boat fire on marine band radio
A good Samaritan aboard the vessel Sea Candy reporting that a 45-foot boat is on fire under the Highway 146 bridge near Kemah, Texas, Friday, Aug....