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Mako assists disabled sailboat Mako assists disabled sailboat
A small-boat crew from the Coast Guard Cutter Mako assists the disabled sailboat Callahan Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, 72 miles off the coast of Cape May, N.J. The 44-foot...
Turtle rescue preview Turtle rescue preview
Crew members from Coast Guard Station Cape May, N.J., and the Marine Mammal Stranding Center in Brigantine, N.J., rescue an approximately 800-pound leatherback turtle...
Station Annapolis helicopter operation drills Station Annapolis helicopter operation drills
Fireman Jared Dillon and Petty Officer 1st Class Thomas Pease prepare to conduct helicopter operation drills Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, in Annapolis, Md. Helicopter...
Atlantic City Airshow 2014 security zone Atlantic City Airshow 2014 security zone
Atlantic City Airshow 2014 security zone
Seaman Ashly Norton throws the ceremonial first pitch Seaman Ashly Norton throws the ceremonial first pitch
Seaman Ashly Norton throws the ceremonial first pitch at a Washington Nationals game Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, in Washington. The Nationals dedicate one game a year to...
Coast Guard hosts survivor reunion 44 years after rescue Coast Guard hosts survivor reunion 44 years after rescue
Cindi Vance, survivor, is overcome with emotion after reuniting with her rescuer, David O'Neal, during a ceremony held at Station Oak Island Aug. 4, 2014 - more than...


Recent Video

Coast Guard Rescues Entangled Turtle Coast Guard Rescues Entangled Turtle
Crew members from Coast Guard Station Cape May, N.J., and the Marine Mammal Stranding Center in Brigantine, N.J., rescue an approximately 800-pound leatherback turtle...
Entangled Leatherback Turtle Rescued at Sea Entangled Leatherback Turtle Rescued at Sea
Crew members from Coast Guard Station Cape May, N.J., and the Marine Mammal Stranding Center in Brigantine, N.J., rescue an approximately 800-pound leatherback turtle...
Coast Guard Medevacs Man 73 Miles Off Atlantic City Coast Guard Medevacs Man 73 Miles Off Atlantic City
An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City hoists a man from a fishing vessel approximately 73 miles southeast of Atlantic City, New...
Coast Guard Hosts Survivor Reunion 44 Years After Rescue Coast Guard Hosts Survivor Reunion 44 Years After Rescue
Coast Guard Station Oak Island hosts a reunion where near-drowning survivor Cindi Vance is reunited with one of the Coast Guardsmen who saved her more than 44 years...
Station Chincoteague 2014 Pony Swim Station Chincoteague 2014 Pony Swim
Thousands of visitors watched from land as some 120 ponies were herded across Assateague Channel for the 89th Annual Chincoteague Pony Swim, July 29. The Coast Guard...
Coast Guard Station Washington reserve members patrol the capitol-region waterways Coast Guard Station Washington reserve members patrol...
Coast Guard Station Washington reserve crew members aboard a 29-foot Response Boat – Small patrol the waterways around Washington, D.C., July 20, 2014. Station...


Recent News Stories

Coast Guard ensures public safety at Chincoteague Pony Swim
On this sunny, summer day, the biggest event of the year in the small town of Chincoteague, Va., took place – and the Coast Guard was there to ensure public safety.
Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City, NC, holds change of command Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City, NC, holds change...
Capt. R. Scott Craig assumed command of Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City during a change-of-command ceremony Thursday at Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City...
Coast Guard medevacs 2 from cruise ship 135 miles off NC...
The Coast Guard medevaced a 25-year-old man and a 60-year-old woman Sunday from a cruise ship approximately 135 miles southeast of Cape Hatteras, N.C.
Following historic footsteps to modern tradition Following historic footsteps to modern tradition
On the brisk spring morning, three petty officers got into a vehicle and only two of them knew where they were headed. The junior petty officer had confidence in his...
Coast Guard suspends search for kayaker near Kill Devil Hills Coast Guard suspends search for kayaker near Kill Devil...
The Coast Guard suspended their search Thursday for a man in the Albemarle Sound after a body was located by Kill Devil Hills and Nags Head Ocean Rescue personnel.
Coast Guard unit receives service's 146th Response Boat...
The crew of Coast Guard Station Milford Haven accepted delivery of the station's newest asset, a 45-foot Response Boat - Medium, Thursday, which represents the 146th...


Recent Audio

National Safe Boating Week 2014 audio PSA
The Coast Guard and Coast Guard Auxiliary remind the boating public of important safety practices. Boaters are urged to wear life jackets, use VHF radios and file a...
Coast Guard rescue audio debrief
Audio debrief of the the Coast Guard coordinated rescue of three people and a dog Thursday, April 23, 2014, approximately 1,000 miles east of Bermuda.
Lifejackets - U.S. Coast Guard - Speechless
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. ? National Safe Boating Week is May 19-25, 2012. This radio public service announcement spoken by Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael Baierski, from...
Lifejackets - U.S. Coast Guard - First Impulse
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. ? National Safe Boating Week is May 19-25, 2012. This radio public service announcement spoken by Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael Baierski, from...
Lifejackets - U.S. Coast Guard - Closer than you think
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. ? National Safe Boating Week is May 19-25, 2012. This radio public service announcement spoken by Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael Baierski, from...
180434 going deep capsized
FORT MACON, N.C. - Crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Elm pulled four people from the water after their boat capsized 20 miles east of Cape Hatteras, Feb. 27, 2011. The...