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US Coast Guard free mobile app available to Hawaii Pacific users
Coast Guard mobile free app available to Hawaii Pacific usersThe Coast Guard reminds waterway users of the availability of our first-ever boating safety application for mobile devices initially released in May.


A rescue swimmer's passion
A rescue swimmer's passionThe mission is completed and the helicopter lands. The rescue gear is stowed and the fins and mask are put away for the day. Rescue swimmers encounter an array of challenges and excitement in the line of duty, and sometimes, off duty as well.


A burger rebellion
It's the spark behind every invention, the muse behind every masterpiece, and the secret ingredient in every great recipe. Just ask Chief Petty Officer Dustin Beasley, food services specialist and special command aide to the Coast Guard 13th District commander. Beasley's passion for cooking transforms something as simple as a hamburger into an all-out rebellion.




Coast Guard Base Alameda receives new commanding officer
Coast Guard Base Alameda receives new commanding officerCapt. Jonathan P. Hickey relieved Capt. Michael L. Woolard and assumed command of Coast Guard Base Alameda during a change of command ceremony held at Coast Guard Island, Wednesday.


Virginia Beach native assumes command of Coast Guard Sector Baltimore
Coast Guard Sector Baltimore holds change of command ceremony, receives new Captain of the PortA Virginia Beach, Virginia, native assumed command of Coast Guard Sector Baltimore Friday during a change-of-command ceremony in Baltimore.


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Coast Guard Capt. Mark Fedor, Coast Guard 7th District chief of response, holds a press conference at Coast Guard Air Station Miami, July 31, 2015. Search efforts for two missing teenage boys was suspended after searching approximately 49,000...



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Coast Guard Responds to 4 Adults, 3 Children on Sinking Boat Near Texas/Louisiana BorderCoast Guard Responds to 4 Adults, 3 Children on Sinking Boat Near Texas/Louisiana Border
Coast Guard crews from Sabine Pass, Houston and Corpus Christi jumped into action to rescue four...


Coast Guard Assists in the Release of More Than 600 Sea TurtlesCoast Guard Assists in the Release of More Than 600 Sea Turtles
More than 600 baby sea turtles were released back into the Atlantic Ocean in a joint effort...


Coast Guard Finds Capsized Boat in Search for Missing TeensCoast Guard Finds Capsized Boat in Search for Missing Teens
An MH-60 Jayhawk rescue helicopter crew from Air Station Clearwater, Florida, locates a capsized...


Coast Guard Medevacs Man 110 Miles Southeast of Point LomaCoast Guard Medevacs Man 110 Miles Southeast of Point Loma
A Coast Guard Sector San Diego MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew medically evacuates a 43-year-old...


Coast Guard Trains with Arizona Air National GuardCoast Guard Trains with Arizona Air National Guard
A Coast Guard Sector San Diego MH-60 helicopter crew trains with 162nd Wing, Arizona National...


Coast Guard Patrols Columbia River To Keep Columbia Cup Spectators SafeCoast Guard Patrols Columbia River To Keep Columbia Cup Spectators Safe
Lt. Cmdr. Laura Springer, from Marine Safety Unit Portland, Ore., explains why the Coast Guard...


Beached BuoyBeached Buoy
Coast Guardsmen from Air Station Atlantic City and Aids to Navigation Team Cape May hoist and...


Coast Guard Medevacs Cruise Ship Passenger Near Kodiak, AlaskaCoast Guard Medevacs Cruise Ship Passenger Near Kodiak, Alaska
An Air Station Kodiak, Alaska, MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew hoists an ailing passenger from a...


Coast Guard Air Station Astoria Air Crew Rescues 3 FishermenCoast Guard Air Station Astoria Air Crew Rescues 3 Fishermen
A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter air crew from Air Station Astoria, Ore., rescues three...


Coast Guard Swimmer Completes Triathlon-distance Swim to Rescue 4Coast Guard Swimmer Completes Triathlon-distance Swim to Rescue 4
Petty Officer 2nd Class Darren Harrity, an aviation survival technician assigned to Coast Guard...


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Coast Guard mobile free app available to Hawaii Pacific users Coast Guard mobile free app available to Hawaii Pacific users
Original released May 16, 2015, nationwide, the Coast Guard's first mobile boating safety application is free and available to mobile device users...


National Memorial Service at Coast Guard Festival 2015 National Memorial Service at Coast Guard Festival 2015
Adm. Paul Zukunft, commandant, U.S. Coast Guard, and Alexander Hamilton place flowers at the base of the memorial in Escanaba Park during this...


Coast Guard Cutter Mellon change of command Coast Guard Cutter Mellon change of command
Capt. Jose Jiménez (left), former commanding officer of the Coast Guard Cutter Mellon, and Capt. Darran McLenon (right), oncoming commanding...


Marine inspectors Marine inspectors
Chief Warrant Officer Aaron Studie climbs a Jacob's ladder to perform a vessel inspection. Marine inspectors board boats in dry dock, moored at a...


Rear Adm. Stephen P. Metruck and Gov. Terry McAuliffe present certificate of recognition Rear Adm. Stephen P. Metruck and Gov. Terry McAuliffe present certificate of recognition
Gov. Terry McAuliffe visited Base Portsmouth in Portsmouth, Va., Friday, July 31, 2015, to discuss readiness for hurricane season. McAuliffe and...


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We Are Going Down: Coast Guard swimmer completes triathlon-distance swim to rescue 4
The master of the 52-foot commercial fishing vessel Jamie K notifies Coast Guard Sector North Bend that the crew is donning survival suits and...


Mayday Call: Coast Guard swimmer completes triathlon-distance swim to rescue 4
The master of the 52-foot commercial fishing vessel Jamie K makes a mayday call to Coast Guard Sector North Bend, reporting that the vessel was...


Fishing vessel Kupreanof mayday call
The mayday of the fishing vessel Kupreanof from the Gulf of Alaska June 10, 2015. A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew...


Mayday call from the Midnight Rocket
A boater aboard the Midnight Rocket calls for help after reportedly hitting a navigational buoy on the Columbia River and starting to sink May 12,...


Coast Guard rescues 2 from storm-tossed sailboat
Coast Guard Sector Charleston received this mayday from a man aboard a distressed sailboat in Charleston Harbor, May 7, 2015. Storm conditions had...