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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.


Coast Guard rescues 2 from grounded sailboat near Molokai
Coast Guard rescues two from grounded sailboat near MolokaiA Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Air Station Barbers Point hoisted two sailors after their sailboat grounded near Kaunakakai Harbor, Molokai, Friday.


Coast Guard, Texas Parks and Wildlife assist adults, children from sinking boat near Port Mansfield
Coast Guard assists adults, children from sinking boatCoast Guard and Texas Parks and Wildlife Department crews helped six people keep their 44-foot yacht from sinking near the Port Mansfield Jetties Sunday afternoon.


Legacy of light: Legendary lighthouse towers over Outer Banks
Legacy of Light: Legendary lighthouse towers over Outer BanksThe Cape Hatteras Lighthouse has guided ships around some of the most treacherous waters in the Atlantic Ocean for more than two centuries.


Coast Guard responds to report of flares off Maui, rescues mariner
The Coast Guard rescued a mariner aboard a disabled 18-foot recreational vessel following a report of four red flares off Maui Thursday night.


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Video Icon Coast Guard Ceremonial Honor Guard Participates in Bacchus 2016 Mardi Gras Parade

The Coast Guard Ceremonial Honor Guard marches down the streets of New Orleans during the 2016 Bacchus Mardi Gras Parade, Feb. 7, 2016. The Coast Guard Ceremonial Honor Guard participates in multiple military events around the country.



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Active Shooter Exercise Press BriefingActive Shooter Exercise Press Briefing
Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson conducts a press briefing at Coast Guard...


Coast Guard Ceremonial Honor Guard Performs at National World War II MuseumCoast Guard Ceremonial Honor Guard Performs at National World War II Museum
Members of the Coast Guard Ceremonial Honor Guard perform silent drills at the National World...


Coast Guard Rescues Two From Grounded Sailboat Near MolokaiCoast Guard Rescues Two From Grounded Sailboat Near Molokai
A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Air Station Barbers Point hoists two sailors...


Lt. John Hess receives Distinguished Flying CrossLt. John Hess receives Distinguished Flying Cross
Lt. John Hess receives the Distinguished Flying Cross during a ceremony at Base Kodiak’s...


Happy 75th Birthday Coast Guard ReserveHappy 75th Birthday Coast Guard Reserve
Happy 75th Birthday to the U.S. Coast Guard Reserve from Lt. Gen. James F. Jackson, Chief of Air...


Medical EvacuationMedical Evacuation
A 49-year-old male is medically evacuated off the coast of Marquesas Keys, Florida, Feb. 4,...


Coast Guard Members Prepare for Super Bowl 50Coast Guard Members Prepare for Super Bowl 50
Federal, state and local K-9 teams conduct training at Fort Mason in San Francisco in...


Coast Guard Terminates Fishing Trip for Safety Violations Near Anacortes, Wash.Coast Guard Terminates Fishing Trip for Safety Violations Near Anacortes, Wash.
A boarding team from the Coast Guard Cutter Sea Lion discusses safety violations with the...


Coast Guard Medevacs Injured Fisherman 70 Miles Off Barnegat Light, NJCoast Guard Medevacs Injured Fisherman 70 Miles Off Barnegat Light, NJ
A helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City, N.J., medevacs a fisherman...


Lt. Steven Baldovsky wins Hopley Yeaton Superior Cutterman AwardLt. Steven Baldovsky wins Hopley Yeaton Superior Cutterman Award
Lt. Steven Baldovsky, operations officer aboard CGC Midgett, reflects on winning the Hopley...


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Sen. Coons visits Sector Delaware Bay Sen. Coons visits Sector Delaware Bay
Capt. Benjamin Cooper, the commander of Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay, and Rear Adm. Stephen Metruck, the commander of the 5th Coast Guard...


Sen. Coons visits Sector Delaware Bay Sen. Coons visits Sector Delaware Bay
Sen. Christopher Coons poses for a group photo aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Cleat in Philadelphia, Monday, Feb. 8, 2016. Coons visited Coast...


Investigating storm drain system Investigating storm drain system
Members of the Coast Guard Atlantic Area Strike Team and the Arlington Department of Environmental Services inspect manholes near South Fern...


Always ready - Coast Guard Reserve Maintenance assist team on the job Always ready - Coast Guard Reserve Maintenance assist team on the job
U.S. Coast Guard Reservists Petty Officer 2nd Class Nick F. Ciocca, left, a damage control man from Dorchester, Mass., and Petty Officer 2nd Class...


Coast Guard Ceremonial Honor Guard participates in Bacchus 2016 Mardi Gras Parade Coast Guard Ceremonial Honor Guard participates in Bacchus 2016 Mardi Gras Parade
The Coast Guard Ceremonial Honor Guard marches down the streets of New Orleans during the 2016 Bacchus Mardi Gras parade, Feb. 17, 2016. The Coast...


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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...


Coast Guard, Honolulu Fire Department rescue 13 boaters near Waikiki
The Coast Guard and the Honolulu Fire Department rescued 13 people from a 46-foot sailing yacht that ran aground near the Ala Wai Harbor entrance...