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42 people safe after abandoning ship south of Hawaii
Coast Guard HC-130 Hercules airplane crew conducts pre-flight briefThe Coast Guard successfully coordinated the rescue of 42 people who abandoned ship when their fishing vessel American Eagle caught fire approximately 1,800 miles south of the Hawaiian Islands, Wednesday.


Coast Guard responding to report of 40 people abandoning ship south of Hawaii
Coast Guard HC-130 Hercules airplane crew conducts pre-flight briefThe Coast Guard is responding to a report of 40 people abandoning ship after their fishing vessel, American Eagle, caught fire approximately 1,800 miles south of the Hawaiian Islands, Wednesday.


Saving lives at the top of the world
Saving lives at the top of the worldThe Iñupiat of Barrow have a history on the waters of the Arctic that can be traced back 1,500 years. They owe their survival to the skills they’ve acquired subsisting off the sea’s bounty, and those skills include what they’ve learned about safety. That’s why the people of Barrow welcomed Rear Adm. Dan Abel, commander, USCG 17th District, other Coast Guard personnel and representatives of the Alaska Office of Boating Safety when they brought the Kids Don’t Float education program to the northernmost community in the United States Feb. 3.


An instinct to save
An instinct to saveHe dove deep fighting the current.


US Coast Guard approves official electronic charts
The U.S. Coast Guard published guidance Feb. 5 that allows mariners to use electronic charts and publications instead of paper charts, maps and publications.


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Video Icon Coast Guard Aircrew Delivers a Dewatering Pump to Vessel Taking on Water North of Depoe Bay, Ore.

A CoastGuard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew lowers a dewatering pump to the crew of the fishing vessel Inseiner as it transits through the Pacific Ocean 11 miles north of Depoe Bay, Ore., Feb.10, 2016. The two-man crew of the Inseiner...



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Coast Guard Rescues Two Near Main PassCoast Guard Rescues Two Near Main Pass
A Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew rescues two boaters from a...


Coast Guard HC-130 Hercules Airplane Crew Conducts Pre-Flight BriefCoast Guard HC-130 Hercules Airplane Crew Conducts Pre-Flight Brief
A Coast Guard HC-130 Hercules airplane crew conducts a pre-flight brief prior to launching from...


Coast Guard HC-130 Hercules Airplane Crew Launches From Air Station Barbers PointCoast Guard HC-130 Hercules Airplane Crew Launches From Air Station Barbers Point
A Coast Guard HC-130 Hercules airplane crew launches from Air Station Barbers Point after...


Coast Guard HC-130 Hercules Airplane Crew Prepares to Launch From Air Station Barbers PointCoast Guard HC-130 Hercules Airplane Crew Prepares to Launch From Air Station Barbers Point
A Coast Guard HC-130 Hercules airplane crew prepares to launch from Air Station Barbers Point...


Coast Guard Medevacs 2 Injured Crewmen 220 Miles Southeast of Kodiak, AlaskaCoast Guard Medevacs 2 Injured Crewmen 220 Miles Southeast of Kodiak, Alaska
A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak, Alaska, MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew medevacs two injured...


Coast Guard Reserve: 75 Years of Dedicated ServiceCoast Guard Reserve: 75 Years of Dedicated Service
The U.S. Coast Guard Reserve celebrates 75 Years of dedicated service. USCG video/Telfair Brown...


Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak Medevac of two injured crewmen from the 728-foot cargo ship Cemtex VentureCoast Guard Air Station Kodiak Medevac of two injured crewmen from the 728-foot cargo ship Cemtex Venture
A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak, Alaska, MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew medevacs two injured...


Heroes Over Houston: Lt. Amanda MontourHeroes Over Houston: Lt. Amanda Montour
Lt. Amanda Montour, a pilot at Air Station Houston, answers the question "what being a Coast...


Coast Guard Ceremonial Honor Guard Participates in Krewe of Rex Mardi Gras ParadeCoast Guard Ceremonial Honor Guard Participates in Krewe of Rex Mardi Gras Parade
The Coast Guard Ceremonial Honor Guard performs silent drills during the 2016 Krewe of Rex Mardi...


Happy 75th Birthday Coast Guard ReserveHappy 75th Birthday Coast Guard Reserve
Happy 75th Birthday to the U.S. Coast Guard Reserve from Gen. Frank J. Grass, Chief, National...


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Recruit motivation Recruit motivation
A newly arrived recruit gets instruction on where to stand from Petty Officer 1st Class Carson Russell, a company commander at Coast Guard...


Recruit motivation Recruit motivation
Petty Officer 2nd Class Andrew Loeffler, a Company Commander at Coast Guard Training Center Cape May, N.J., provides motivational instruction to...


Saving lives at the top of the world Saving lives at the top of the world
Susan Hargis, Coast Guard 17th District tribal liaison, takes a spill into the Barrow High School pool from a seal hunting boat to demonstrate the...


Coast Guard HC-130 Hercules airplane crew conducts pre-flight brief Coast Guard HC-130 Hercules airplane crew conducts pre-flight brief
A Coast Guard HC-130 Hercules airplane crew conducts a pre-flight brief prior to launching from Air Station Barbers Point in response to a report...


Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard Steven W. Cantrell portrait Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard Steven W. Cantrell portrait
Official portrait of Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard Steven W. Cantrell.


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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...


Plane Crash Ivo Haulover Beach, Florida
A good Samaritan contacts Coast Guard 7th District Command Center watchstanders via VHF-FM radio, notifying of a plane crash in Haulover Beach,...


Motor Yacht Serena III MAYDAY transmission
Motor Yacht Serena III Mayday radio transmission Jan. 25, 2015. All 13 people aboard the Serena III were rescued by the Coast Guard approximately...


Cost Guard rescues 3 fishermen off La Push, Wash.
A fisherman on the 38-foot fishing vessel Norn makes a mayday call to Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound, reporting the vessel was taking on water...


Mayday Hail to Coast Guard in Boston During Boat Fire Near Ipswich, MA
Audio of mayday hail for help transmitted to the Coast Guard via VHF radio Friday, Nov. 6, 2015, after a lobster boat caught fire and the crewman...