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Coast Guard seizes 2 lanchas with 6 Mexican nationals aboard, off Texas waters
Coast Guard crews catch and detain Mexican poachers off TexasThe Coast Guard seized two Mexican fishing boats, also known as a lanchas, in the waters off South Texas, each with three Mexican nationals aboard Friday afternoon.


Coast Guard divers conduct decompression dives off West Coast
On April 1, 2015, the Coast Guard stood up its 22nd rating, officially recognizing diving as a primary career path for Coast Guard men and women. Last week, Coast Guard Dive Locker West completed decompression dive training aboard Coast Guard Cutter George Cobb. While this wasn’t the service’s first decompression dive training, it was one of the first decompression dives made by rated Coast Guard divers.


Coast Guard rescues 2 from sinking shrimp boat
Two fishermen were rescued from their sinking shrimp boat by a Coast Guard aircrew Friday off the coast of Saint Simons Island near Brunswick, Georgia.


Coast Guard rescues 3 from grounded vessel
Coast Guard rescues 3 from grounded vesselA Coast Guard aircrew hoisted three people after their boat became grounded near Fripp Island, Wednesday.


School's in session for Coast Guard Sector Anchorage law enforcement academy
School's in session for Coast Guard Sector Anchorage law enforcement academyWarm weather and only slightly less freezing waters are sure signs that summer has once again returned to Alaska and for the Coast Guard that usually means business is about to pick up. The return of the midnight sun means the return of recreational boaters and the potential for trouble which is why Coast Guard members from Sector Anchorage met April 13-17 to hone the skills they’ll need to safely conduct boarding operations throughout the busy season.


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Video Icon Coast Guard Rescues 3 Fishermen from Capsized Vessel, Searching for Master near Quillayute River, Wash.

A Coast Guard Station Quillayute River 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew searches for the master of the fishing vessel Sea Beast which capsized near the Quillayute River, May 3, 2015. Three other crewmembers from the Sea Beast were rescued from a life...



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Coast Guard Crews Catch and Detain Mexican Poachers Off TexasCoast Guard Crews Catch and Detain Mexican Poachers Off Texas
Coast Guardsmen from Station South Padre Island, Texas, catch and detain Mexican nationals...


Coast Guard 7th District Change of CommandCoast Guard 7th District Change of Command
Rear Adm. Jake Korn retired after 36 years of military service and is now proceeded by Rear Adm....


Helicopter Vertical Surface Hurricane Rescue Training in TexasHelicopter Vertical Surface Hurricane Rescue Training in Texas
Coast Guard helicopter crews conduct cliff and vertical surface rescue scenarios April 29 and...


US-Canada Shiprider DemonstrationUS-Canada Shiprider Demonstration
Petty Officer 2nd Class David Tourmo, a maritime enforement specialist at Coast Guard Sector...


Coast Guard Rescues Captain Who Reportedly Fell Off YachtCoast Guard Rescues Captain Who Reportedly Fell Off Yacht
An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Air Station Clearwater, Florida, rescues a man after he...


Coast Guard Medevacs Crew Member 150 Miles South of San DiegoCoast Guard Medevacs Crew Member 150 Miles South of San Diego
A Coast Guard Sector San Diego MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew medically evacuates a 47-year-old...


Coast Guard Hosts WWII Veteran Awarded Bronze Star 69 Years After Battle of GuamCoast Guard Hosts WWII Veteran Awarded Bronze Star 69 Years After Battle of Guam
Richard Smith, Coast Guard Bronze Star recipient and WWII veteran, talks about his service with...


Coast Guard Assists Vessel Taking on WaterCoast Guard Assists Vessel Taking on Water
A boat crew from Coast Guard Station Manasquan Inlet, N.J., responds to a fishing boat taking on...


Coast Guard Aids in Rescue of Two People After Sailboat CapsizesCoast Guard Aids in Rescue of Two People After Sailboat Capsizes
A 29-foot Response Boat-Small II boatcrew from Coast Guard Station Cortez, Florida, re-right a...


Coast Guard Medevacs Man From Fishing Boat Off Port ArnasasCoast Guard Medevacs Man From Fishing Boat Off Port Arnasas
An aircrew aboard an Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 helicopter hoist the patient from the...


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Coast Guard crews catch and detain Mexican poachers off Texas Coast Guard crews catch and detain Mexican poachers off Texas
Coast Guardsmen from Station South Padre Island, Texas, catch and detain Mexican nationals aboard a lancha after crews in Coast Guard aircraft...


Helicopter operations Helicopter operations
A Helicopter Interdiction Tactical Squadron crew returns to Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma during operations in the Caribbean March 23, 2015. Together,...


Model man of Belhaven, Jimmy Courson Model man of Belhaven, Jimmy Courson
Jimmy Courson works on a model in his garage in Belhaven, N.C., Friday, April 17, 2015. Courson has been building model ships, including models of...


Model man of Belhaven creates Coast Guard cutters from scratch Model man of Belhaven creates Coast Guard cutters from scratch
Jimmy Courson (left) and Dave Friedrich work on a model in Courson’s garage in Belhaven, N.C., Thursday, April 9, 2015. Courson has been...


U.S.-Canada Shiprider patrol on Detroit River U.S.-Canada Shiprider patrol on Detroit River
The crew of a Royal Canadian Mounted Police boat patrols the Detroit River just south of the Ambassador Bridge and the skylines of downtown...


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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....


Coast Guard rescues one man, 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 searching for mariner in distress
The Coast Guard is seeking the public's assistance after receiving this mayday call from a mariner in distress approximately 10 miles south of...