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USCGC Sequoia (WLB 215) returns from 30-day Western, Central Pacific patrol
USCGC Sequoia (WLB 215) LMR deploymentSANTA RITA, Guam — The USCGC Sequoia (WLB 215) crew returned home to Apra Harbor, Guam, May 8 after a 30-day patrol of the Western and Central Pacific to deter illegal fishing of highly migratory fish stocks such as tuna and build relationships with Pacific partners.


Dinner and a rescue; Off-duty Coast Guardsman takes life-saving action in Beaufort, NC
Dinner and a rescue; Off-duty Coast Guardsman takes life-saving action in Beaufort, NCFive women, all senior citizens, gathered for a photo on a pier outside a waterfront restaurant in Beaufort, North Carolina, on the evening of May 11. Without warning, the pier collapsed, plunging them all into Taylor’s Creek eight feet below. Surrounded by oyster beds and wooden pilings, the women clung to the collapsed structure in water too deep for them to stand.


Coast Guard Cutters Wrangell and Baranof hold change of command ceremonies
Coast Guard Cutter Wrangell holds change of commandMANAMA, Bahrain - U.S. Coast Guard Patrol Forces Southwest Asia held two change of command ceremonies at Naval Support Activity Bahrain on May 17, 2016.


Coast Guard Cutters Monomoy and Aquidneck hold change of command ceremonies
Coast Guard Cutter Monomoy holds change of commandMANAMA, Bahrain - U.S. Coast Guard Patrol Forces Southwest Asia held two change of command ceremonies at Naval Support Activity Bahrain, May 15, 2016.


In the service of others
Coast Guardsmen drenched in sweat drift in and out of barren hospital rooms carrying rags and water buckets as the uplifting sound of a nearby chorus wafts through the jalousie windows carrying smells of insect repellant and disinfectant spray.


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Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crews assisted local agencies with flood rescues near New Caney, just north of Houston, Saturday, May 28, 2016. The two aircrews rescued multiple people needing assistance where boats could...



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Boat safety Hawaii, Pacific this Memorial Day WeekendBoat safety Hawaii, Pacific this Memorial Day Weekend
We're wishing you a safe and enjoyable Memorial Day Weekend in Hawaii and the Pacific! If you...


Coast Guard medevacs cruise-ship passenger southwest of Newport, Ore.Coast Guard medevacs cruise-ship passenger southwest of Newport, Ore.
An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew, from Coast Guard Air Station North Bend, Ore., and forward...


Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 4 following in-air mishap off North Carolina CoastCoast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 4 following in-air mishap off North Carolina Coast
Crew from Air Station Elizabeth City hoist four Navy pilots 25 miles east of Oregon Inlet, North...


Coast Guard crew medevacs fisherman near Portsmouth, NHCoast Guard crew medevacs fisherman near Portsmouth, NH
A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk aircrew medevacs a 49-year-old man Saturday, May 21, 2016 from a...


Coast Guard Rescues 2 Boaters Six Miles South of Sea Horse Key, FloridaCoast Guard Rescues 2 Boaters Six Miles South of Sea Horse Key, Florida
An aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater, Florida, rescued two boaters, May 21, 2016,...


Motorcycle Safety Awareness MonthMotorcycle Safety Awareness Month
May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. Rear Admiral Michael J. Haycock urges members of our...


EPIRBs ExplainedEPIRBs Explained
We know accidents happen. And when they do, help can quickly be on the way. It’s as easy as...


Search and Rescue: Behind the ScenesSearch and Rescue: Behind the Scenes
Chief Warrant Officer Adam Floyd, command duty officer at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans command...


Coast Guard rescues fishermen northwest of Sitka, AlaskaCoast Guard rescues fishermen northwest of Sitka, Alaska
A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew hoist two fishermen who abandoned...


Coast Guard Rescues Three Fisherman from Coronado IslandsCoast Guard Rescues Three Fisherman from Coronado Islands
A Coast Guard Sector San Diego MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew rescues three fishermen after their...


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Gros Cap Grounding response continues on Lake Superior Gros Cap Grounding response continues on Lake Superior
The motor vessel Edgar B. Speer safely passes the safety zone around the motor vessel Roger Blough and responders near Gros Cap Reefs Light in...


Coast Guard participates in Portsmouth, Va., Memorial Day parade Coast Guard participates in Portsmouth, Va., Memorial Day parade
Members from area Coast Guard units march Monday, May 30, 2016, during the 132nd Portsmouth Memorial Day parade in Portsmouth, Va. Portsmouth has...


U.S. Coast Guard responding to grounded vessel Roger Blough in Lake Superior U.S. Coast Guard responding to grounded vessel Roger Blough in Lake Superior
The motor vessel Roger Blough sits grounded in the vicinity of Gros Cap Reefs Light in Whitefish Bay, Lake Superior, May 29, 2016, as seen from...


Coast Guard responding to grounded vessel Roger Blough in Lake Superior Coast Guard responding to grounded vessel Roger Blough in Lake Superior
The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Mobile Bay, homeported in Sturgeon Bay, Wisc., enforces a 500 yard safety zone alongside the motor vessel Roger...


Off-duty Coast Guardsman rescues 2 children from surf near Siuslaw River, Ore. Off-duty Coast Guardsman rescues 2 children from surf near Siuslaw River, Ore.
Fireman Dana Gagliardi, a Boston native, poses for a picture about two weeks after he reported to Coast Guard Station Siuslaw River in Florence,...


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Coast Guard rescues three after vessel capsizes near Neah Bay
A boater aboard a 21-foot pleasure craft hails the Coast Guard via mayday broadcast before the vessel capsized in Makah Bay, Wash. April 18, 2016....


Coast Guard Polar Industry Day
This is an audio recording of the Coast Guard's Polar Industry Day March 18, 2016.


Coast Guard tracks powerful storm off New England Coast
Audio of a Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod HC-144 Ocean Sentry pilot during a storm track Thursday, March 3, 2016. The forecasted storm is...


Coast Guard and Whidbey Island 911 dispatch report
A Coast Guard operations specialist at Sector Puget Sound receives a report of a kayaker in the water between Whidbey and Hope Island, Feb. 13,...


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...