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Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue four Mexicans in Gulf of Mexico Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue four Mexicans in...
The Coast Guard and a Mexican shrimper rescued four Mexican fishermen Wednesday after their boat sank about 22 miles offshore of South Padre Island.
Coast Guard commandant recognizes service member for role in drug busts Coast Guard commandant recognizes service member for...
The Coast Guard’s highest ranking officer made a surprise visit to Cutter Bertholf Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. to recognize a Coast Guardsman for his role in two drug...
Coast Guard Sector Anchorage, Alaska, conducts hazardous materials response training Coast Guard Sector Anchorage, Alaska, conducts hazardous...
As enforcers of America’s maritime laws, Coast Guard boarding teams are typically associated with images of drug and migrant interdiction, monitoring fisheries and...
Coast Guard Sector New York holds 9/11 remembrance ceremony Coast Guard Sector New York holds 9/11 remembrance ceremony
A somber mood was set this morning as Coast Guard men and women gathered at Coast Guard Sector New York, in Staten Island, New York, to remember the innocent lives...
Local Coast Guard crew returns from a successful multi-mission deployment Local Coast Guard crew returns from a successful...
The Alameda-based U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Waesche returned to its homeport of Alameda Saturday completing a 14-week deployment that included counter-smuggling...
Coast Guard contracts salvor to remove beached vessel near Freeport, Texas Coast Guard contracts salvor to remove beached vessel...
The Coast Guard contracted a salvage company to remove the threat of pollution from a derelict fishing vessel that went aground Thursday, about 20 miles south of...


Recent Video

Miami Beach Drug Offload Miami Beach Drug Offload
Coast Guardsmen offload cocaine at Coast Guard Station Miami Beach, Fla., Sep. 18, 2014. The Crew aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Bear interdicted the $23 million of...
Four Mexicans rescued in Gulf of Mexico after boat sinks Four Mexicans rescued in Gulf of Mexico after boat sinks
The Coast Guard responds after a tanker noticed people on the bow of a sunken boat about 22 miles off South Padre Island, Texas, and notified Sector Corpus Christi...
Coast Guard Falcon Crew Interviewed After Dropping Life Raft to Rescue 2 in Gulf of Mexico Coast Guard Falcon Crew Interviewed After Dropping Life...
The crew of a Coast Guard HU-25 Falcon is interviewed after dropping a life raft to save two people on a sunken Mexican fishing boat in the Gulf of Mexico off South...
Coast Guard Jet Crew Drops Life Raft to Distressed Mariners, Searches for More Coast Guard Jet Crew Drops Life Raft to Distressed...
The crew of a Coast Guard HU-25 Falcon drop a life raft to save two people on a sunken Mexican fishing boat in the Gulf of Mexico off South Padre Island, Texas, Sept....
Response Ready Response Ready
Coast Guardsmen with Coast Guard Station New Orleans conduct a search and rescue drill near Lake Pontchartrain to ensure their response readiness for a maritime...
Commandant Recognizes Coast Guardsman for role in counter drug operations Commandant Recognizes Coast Guardsman for role in...
Coast Guard Commandant, Adm. Paul Zukunft, recognizes Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew Baasch from Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf in Alameda, Calif., Sept. 16, 2014, for...


Recent Photos

Coast Guard rescues America Coast Guard rescues America
America, a juvenile bald eagle, was rescued in the Saginaw River by members of Coast Guard Station Saginaw River in Essexville, Mich., Sept. 18, 2014. America was not...
Diamond Shoals Lightship MOA Signed by Coast Guard and NOAA Diamond Shoals Lightship MOA Signed by Coast Guard and NOAA
Dr. Robert M. Browning, Jr., Chief of the U.S. Coast Guard Historian's Office, and Daniel J. Basta, Director of the Office of National Marine Sanctuaries for the...
Coast Guard offloads $23 million in cocaine Coast Guard offloads $23 million in cocaine
Coast Guardsmen offload cocaine at Coast Guard Station Miami Beach, Fla., Sept. 18, 2014. The Crew aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Bear interdicted an estimated...
Coast Guard Station Miami Beach offload Coast Guard Station Miami Beach offload
Coast Guard Station Miami Beach, Fla., crew members rendezvous with the Coast Guard Cutter Bear off the coast of Miami to conduct an at sea transfer of approximately...
Jacksonville Women’s Leadership Symposium Jacksonville Women’s Leadership Symposium
Trisha Meili, an inspirational speaker and author, speaks to attendees of the 2014 Jacksonville Women’s Leadership Symposium, Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014 in Downtown...
North Pacific Coast Guard Forum North Pacific Coast Guard Forum
A member of Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Team San Diego climbs aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Aspen during a fast rope exercise in support of the North...


Recent Audio

Distress call prompts Coast Guard rescue
This distress call from an injured sailor prompted a late night rescue of two off Kauai, Sept. 17, 2014. Watchstanders at Sector Honolulu Command Center received a...
Deck Watch - Sept. 11, 2014
In this week’s Deck Watch, the Coast Guard three medevacs, participated in an emergency towing system drill with the city of Unalaska, facilitated an initial...
Deck Watch - Sept. 4, 2014
In this week's Deck Watch, the crew of Coast Guard Cutter Healy is hosting a free open house for visitors at the cruise ship terminal in Juneau, Alaska. A medevac was...
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 watchstanders at Coast Guard...
Mayday call for capsized vessel near Bainbridge Island,...
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 reporting a capsized...
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 with multiple people...


Recent Publications

Coast Guard Magazine - 04.04.2014
Coast Guard Magazine - 04.04.2014
We are now down to the Final Four of Shutter Shootout 2014 photo competition. See if your photos advanced and make sure to vote for your favorites by hitting "like." ...
Coast Guard Magazine - 03.31.2014
Coast Guard Magazine - 03.31.2014
We've made it to the Elite 8 of the Shutter Shootout 2014 photo competition. See if your photos advanced and make sure to vote during each round of tournament play by...
Coast Guard Magazine - 03.28.2014
Coast Guard Magazine - 03.28.2014
The Sweet 16 round of March Madness is here! That means we’ve entered the next round of “Shutter Shootout” – your chance to select the Coast Guard photo of the...
Coast Guard Magazine - 03.25.2014
Coast Guard Magazine - 03.25.2014
We continue the Second Round of Shutter Shootout 2014 with photos from the North and South divisions. Vote during each round of tournament play at the Coast Guard’s...
Coast Guard Magazine - 03.24.2014
Coast Guard Magazine - 03.24.2014
March Madness is in full swing and today we start the Second Round of Shutter Shootout 2014, featuring photos from the North and South divisions. Vote during each round of...
Coast Guard Magazine - 03.21.2014
Coast Guard Magazine - 03.21.2014
Today we feature our final division in the first round of Shutter Shootout 2014, which showcases photos from the 11th and 14th Coast Guard districts. Make sure to...



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