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High-performer heralds homeport history
High-performer heralds homeport historySunlight shines down across American Legion Freedom Riders lining the roadside, flagstaffs in hand, as a succession of American flags whisk in the wind. Red coats of the Port Angeles Ambassadors create a vibrant contrast amongst the crowd of Coast Guard active duty, Coast Guard Auxiliary and local community members, as they wait in preparation for what's to come. Perched atop the stairs of the Museum at the Carnegie entrance, Petty Officer 1st Class Michael Jenkins, a boatswain's mate at Coast Guard Station Port Angeles, Washington, looks out across the museum lawn from behind a podium, a jubilant glow in his eyes, as he announces the latest addition to the museum. The "U.S. Coast Guard-An Era of History and Heroism" exhibit, which highlights more than 150 years of Coast Guard history in Clallam County, encompasses Jenkins' passions for history and for the Coast Guard, as well as his thirst for knowledge and outstanding drive toward devotion to duty.


Coast Guard enforces boating safety over Memorial Day weekend near Whittier, Alaska
Coast Guard enforces boating safety over Memorial Day weekend near Whittier, AlaskaIn Alaska, many people enjoy spending their summers on the water. In the excitement of the warm weather and summer activities it is important that boaters remember important precautions to ensure their safety on the water. To promote these safety precautions, Coast Guard personnel from Sector Anchorage and Station Valdez visited the local community to educate boaters and conduct safety inspections during Memorial Day weekend.


Former MCPOCG talks mentorship at USCG Training Center
USCG Training Center's Mentorship BrunchWith a personality as large as his list of accomplishments, Dr. Vince W. Patton III, spoke enthusiastically about his life in the Coast Guard to members and employees of the Coast Guard’s Training Center in Cape May, N.J., during a leadership brunch hosted by the unit’s Leadership and Diversity Advisory Council.


Students warm up to cold water safety
Students warm up to cold water safetySince 2007, an average of 50 drownings has occurred every year in Alaska. This is the highest rate of drownings in the country. To make a change, Sitka School District partners annually with Alaska Marine Safety Education Association, Coast Guard Air Station Sitka rescue swimmers and Coast Guard Aids to Navigation Team Sitka personnel to host a cold water safety program.


Coast Guard assists second activist from Artic Challenger in Bellingham, Wash.
Coast Guard crew assists activist from Arctic Challenger in Bellingham, Wash.Coast Guard personnel assisted in the removal of an activist who secured herself to the anchor chain of the Arctic Challenger in Bellingham, Washington, Monday morning. Chiara requested Coast Guard assistance down from the vessel's anchor chain at approximately 9:30 a.m. and was taken to Coast Guard Station Bellingham.


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Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crews search along Galveston's coast as they fly by other rescuers looking for a missing 12-year-old girl Friday, May 29, 2015. U.S. Coast Guard video.



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Coast Guard crews rescue 2 from grounded vessel near Port Angeles, Wash.Coast Guard crews rescue 2 from grounded vessel near Port Angeles, Wash.
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Elizabeth City, NC, becomes Coast Guard City Elizabeth City, NC, becomes Coast Guard City
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Rear Adm. Vincent B. Atkins assumes command from Rear Adm. Cari B. Thomas as commander of the Fourteenth Coast Guard District during a change of...


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Petty Officer 1st Class Michael Jenkins, a boatswain's mate at Coast Guard Station Port Angeles, Wash., and members of the Port Angeles...


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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...


Coast Guard rescues 3 fishermen from capsized vessel, searching for master near Quillayute River, Wash.
The Master of the fishing vessel Sea Beast calls in a mayday before the vessel capsized near the Quillayute River, May 3, 2015. Three crewmembers...


Coast Guard rescues one, still searching for another
The Coast Guard rescued one man and is still searching for another after receiving this mayday call from fishing vessel Munchkin, April 24, 2015....


Coast Guard rescues one, still searching for another
The Coast Guard rescued one man and is still searching for another after receiving this mayday call from fishing vessel Munchkin, April 24, 2015....