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Dinner and a rescue; Off-duty Coast Guardsman takes life-saving action in Beaufort, NC
Dinner and a rescue; Off-duty Coast Guardsman takes life-saving action in Beaufort, NCFive women, all senior citizens, gathered for a photo on a pier outside a waterfront restaurant in Beaufort, North Carolina, on the evening of May 11. Without warning, the pier collapsed, plunging them all into Taylor’s Creek eight feet below. Surrounded by oyster beds and wooden pilings, the women clung to the collapsed structure in water too deep for them to stand.


Coast Guard Cutters Wrangell and Baranof hold change of command ceremonies
Coast Guard Cutter Wrangell holds change of commandMANAMA, Bahrain - U.S. Coast Guard Patrol Forces Southwest Asia held two change of command ceremonies at Naval Support Activity Bahrain on May 17, 2016.


Coast Guard Cutters Monomoy and Aquidneck hold change of command ceremonies
Coast Guard Cutter Monomoy holds change of commandMANAMA, Bahrain - U.S. Coast Guard Patrol Forces Southwest Asia held two change of command ceremonies at Naval Support Activity Bahrain, May 15, 2016.


In the service of others
Coast Guardsmen drenched in sweat drift in and out of barren hospital rooms carrying rags and water buckets as the uplifting sound of a nearby chorus wafts through the jalousie windows carrying smells of insect repellant and disinfectant spray.


Patrolling the Tuna Belt
Plowing through the Pacific Ocean at 14 mph, a black-hulled Coast Guard cutter and her crew sail toward a fishing vessel bobbing on the horizon. The cutter releases a small boat from her starboard side: seven people aboard the 24-foot boat race toward the fishing vessel, carefully maneuvering the fishing gear trailing a mile behind them.


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Video Icon Coast Guard crew medevacs fisherman near Portsmouth, NH

A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk aircrew medevacs a 49-year-old man Saturday, May 21, 2016 from a fishing vessel approximately 100 miles off the coast of Portsmouth, New Hampshire.



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Coast Guard Rescues 2 Boaters Six Miles South of Sea Horse Key, FloridaCoast Guard Rescues 2 Boaters Six Miles South of Sea Horse Key, Florida
An aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater, Florida, rescued two boaters, May 21, 2016,...


EPIRBs ExplainedEPIRBs Explained
We know accidents happen. And when they do, help can quickly be on the way. It’s as easy as...


Search and Rescue: Behind the ScenesSearch and Rescue: Behind the Scenes
Chief Warrant Officer Adam Floyd, command duty officer at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans command...


Coast Guard rescues fishermen northwest of Sitka, AlaskaCoast Guard rescues fishermen northwest of Sitka, Alaska
A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew hoist two fishermen who abandoned...


Coast Guard Rescues Three Fisherman from Coronado IslandsCoast Guard Rescues Three Fisherman from Coronado Islands
A Coast Guard Sector San Diego MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew rescues three fishermen after their...


Coast Guard Rescues French Sailor 90 Miles Off Atlantic City, NJCoast Guard Rescues French Sailor 90 Miles Off Atlantic City, NJ
Coast Guard HH-65 Dolphin crew rescues French sailor 90 miles off the coast of Atlantic City, NJ...


Coast Guard rescues 3 from capsized yacht in Lake ErieCoast Guard rescues 3 from capsized yacht in Lake Erie
A Coast Guard Air Station Detroit helicopter crew hoists three people from Lake Erie after the...


Coast Guard rescues man, searches for brotherCoast Guard rescues man, searches for brother
A Coast Guard aircrew from Air Station Savannah hoist a man clinging to his overturned boat in...


Coast Guard Rescues 2 Adults, 2 Children After Boat Takes on WaterCoast Guard Rescues 2 Adults, 2 Children After Boat Takes on Water
A 27-foot Utility Boat-Medium boat crew from Station Yankeetown, Florida, rescues two adults and...


Video from search for missing woman in Gulf of MexicoVideo from search for missing woman in Gulf of Mexico
A Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi, Texas, HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircrew searches in the...


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National Safe Boating Week National Safe Boating Week
U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliarist Brenda Martinson answers vessel safety questions during the Safe Boating Day Open House at Coast Guard Station...


Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 4 following in-air mishap off North Carolina Coast Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 4 following in-air mishap off North Carolina Coast
Petty Officer 1st Class Roderick M. Ansley, (center-right) of Air Station Elizabeth City, North Carolina, walk with two Navy pilots Thursday, May...


First Coast Guard District Change of Command First Coast Guard District Change of Command
Rear Adm. Steven D. Poulin relieves Rear Adm. Linda Fagan of her duty as commander of First Coast Guard District in the change of command...


First Coast Guard District change of command First Coast Guard District change of command
Vice Adm. William “Dean” Lee, commander of Coast Guard Atlantic Area, Rear Adm. Steven D. Poulin, commander of the First Coast Guard District...


Coast Guard Cutter Marcus Hanna Coast Guard Cutter Marcus Hanna
The Coast Guard Cutter Marcus Hanna is anchored near the Isle of Shoals in New Hampshire Thursday, May, 26, 2016 before getting underway for aids...


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Coast Guard rescues three after vessel capsizes near Neah Bay
A boater aboard a 21-foot pleasure craft hails the Coast Guard via mayday broadcast before the vessel capsized in Makah Bay, Wash. April 18, 2016....


Coast Guard Polar Industry Day
This is an audio recording of the Coast Guard's Polar Industry Day March 18, 2016.


Coast Guard tracks powerful storm off New England Coast
Audio of a Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod HC-144 Ocean Sentry pilot during a storm track Thursday, March 3, 2016. The forecasted storm is...


Coast Guard and Whidbey Island 911 dispatch report
A Coast Guard operations specialist at Sector Puget Sound receives a report of a kayaker in the water between Whidbey and Hope Island, Feb. 13,...


F/V Inseiner requests assistance from Coast Guard
A Coast Guard watchstander at Coast Guard Station Yaquina Bay responds to mayday call from the fishing vessel Inseiner, Feb. 10, 2016. The...