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Coast Guard Arctic Craft Project looks to older technologies to tackle new challenges in Arctic Coast Guard Arctic Craft Project looks to older...
As defenders of U.S. marine resources and protectors of lives on the water, the Coast Guard must be always ready for action whereever the nation’s soil meets the...
Coast Guard Research and Development Center tests Ice Radar Navigation System aboard Coast Guard Healy during Arctic deployment Coast Guard Research and Development Center tests Ice...
With its ever-changing ice conditions, the Arctic can be a difficult area to navigate. Seasonal and other shifts in the amount of ice passing through the region...
Coast Guard hoists stranded kayaker near Cape Falcon, Ore.
A Coast Guard aircrew from Air Station Astoria, Oregon, hoisted a kayaker who was stranded on the rocks near Cape Falcon, Oregon, Saturday afternoon.
Coast Guard, AMVER vessels assist tanker adrift 700...
Coast Guard air and cutter forces continue to assist the 22-person crew of a 485-foot, Bahamian-flagged chemical tanker after a fire in the main engineroom disabled...
Coast Guard, Marine Exchange of Alaska partner to build next generation of Arctic navigation and safety information system Coast Guard, Marine Exchange of Alaska partner to build...
Between the rough seas, weather and ice the Arctic Ocean can be a dangerous place for navigation. Mariners who plied its waters in the past had little to rely on but...
Next generation satellite communications system to see testing aboard Coast Guard Cutter Healy during Arctic Shield 2014 Next generation satellite communications system to see...
From studying the effects of solar activity to improve radio transmissions to enhancing the capabilities of Automated Identification Systems, the importance of having...


Recent Video

Legacy Reborn: Christening the Coast Guard Cutter James Legacy Reborn: Christening the Coast Guard Cutter James
Vice Adm. Peter Neffenger, Coast Guard, Vice Commandant, and Charlene James Benoit, Coast Guard Cutter James sponsor, talk about the legacy of Joshua James and the...
Coast Guard Cutter James Christening Coast Guard Cutter James Christening
PASCAGOULA, Miss. - Charlene James Benoit, sponsor of the Coast Guard Cutter James, breaks a bottle of champagne across the bow of the James during a christening...
Coast Guard medevacs 76-year-old diver 121 miles off Galveston Coast Guard medevacs 76-year-old diver 121 miles off...
A Coast Guard rescue helicopter crew medevacs a 76-year-old man off a charter dive vessel, August 16, 2014, after he completed two dives and began to show signs of...
Coast Guard hoists kayaker near Cape Falcon, Ore. Coast Guard hoists kayaker near Cape Falcon, Ore.
A Coast Guard aircrew from Air Station Astoria, Oregon, hoists a kayaker who was stranded on the rocks near Cape Falcon, Oregon, Aug. 16, 2014. The man was safely...
Coast Guard Cutter Paul Clark offload an estimated 900 pounds of marijuana worth an estimated wholesale value of nearly $800,000 Coast Guard Cutter Paul Clark offload an estimated 900...
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Paul Clark offload approximately 900 pounds of marijuana worth an estimated wholesale value of nearly $800,000 at Coast Guard Base...
Coast Guard medevacs crewmembers off bulk freighters 172 miles off Louisiana coast Coast Guard medevacs crewmembers off bulk freighters 172...
A Coast Guard rescue helicopter crew medevacs a 33-year-old crewmember off a bulk freighter, after he suffered an arm injury following a fall in the bilge of the...


Recent Photos

Coast Guard Station Castle Hill returns after vessel assist Coast Guard Station Castle Hill returns after vessel assist
A Coast Guard Station Castle Hill 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew returns to the station after assisting a disabled vessel near Fort Adams in Newport, R.I., Aug....
Coast Guard Station Neah Bay rescue Coast Guard Station Neah Bay rescue
A Coast Guard Station Neah Bay 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew assists local emergency medical services personnel with the diver recovered near Cape Flattery, Wash.,...
Coast Guard, cargo vessel Sea Pearl rescue two fisherman 48 nautical miles northwest of Aguadilla, Puerto Rico Coast Guard, cargo vessel Sea Pearl rescue two fisherman...
The Coast Guard Cutter Key Largo with the assistance of the Marshall Islands flagged cargo vessel Sea Pearl rescued fishermen Miguel Nieves Valera (in photo) and...
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...
Vessel tow to Knuduson Cove Vessel tow to Knuduson Cove
A Coast Guard boat crew from Station Ketchikan tows a 15-foot disabled vessel near Ketchikan, Aug. 17, 2014. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Juneau were notified...
Coast Guard Research and Development Center tests Ice Radar Navigation System aboard Coast Guard Healy during Arctic deployment Coast Guard Research and Development Center tests Ice...
Alex Balsley, a program manager with the Coast Guard Research and Development Center in New London, Conn., reads an ice radar display while underway in the Arctic...


Recent Audio

Deck Watch - Aug. 14, 2014
In this week’s Deck Watch, the Coast Guard rescued a missing mariner from Hogan Island and monitored a grounding in Juneau. A 25-foot Response Boat-Small and crew...
Coast Guard rescues man from life raft near Diamond Head...
Audio mayday from a man who was in distress after his 41-foot sailboat sank seven miles south of Diamond Head, Oahu, Aug. 12, 2014. The man was rescued from a life...
Deck Watch - Aug. 7, 2014
In this week’s Deck Watch, the Coast Guard conducted three medevacs, responded to three overdue mariners and a capsized vessel near Prince William Sound, Alaska,...
Coast Guard urges public, mariners to prepare for heavy...
The Coast Guard is urging the public to prepare for the onset of heavy weather expected to impact the Hawaiian Islands, Aug. 7, 2014. The effects of Hurricane Iselle...
Deck Watch July 31, 2014
U.S. Coast Guard 17th District Deck Watch for July 25-31. Deck Watch is a weekly look at Coast Guard operations throughout Alaska. Stories include: the 224th Coast...
6 Men Discovered on Inner Tubes Near Key Biscayne
A good Samaritan reports six men floating on inner tubes in the vicinity of Key Biscayne, Florida, to watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Miami, July 30, 2014. The...


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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