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Auxiliary tows disabled boat Auxiliary tows disabled boat
Coast Guard Auxiliarists Maureen Lucas and Dave Wesler tow a disabled boat on the Delaware River Monday, May 25, 2015, near Marcus Hook, Pa. The boat crew from the...
Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay change of command Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay change of command
Capt. Kathy Moore, the former commander of Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay, receives the national ensign upon her retirement from Coast Guard service during a...
Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay change of command Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay change of command
Capt. Kathy Moore gives a speech during Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay’s change of- command ceremony in Philadelphia, Friday, May 22, 2015. Capt. Benjamin Cooper...
Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay change of command Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay change of command
The official party salutes during the national anthem at the Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay change-of-command ceremony Friday, May 22, 2015, in Philadelphia. During...
Coast Guard participates in British Cemetery Memorial Services Coast Guard participates in British Cemetery Memorial...
A member of the Coast Guard pipe band plays at the annual British Cemetery Memorial Service in Buxton, N.C., on Thursday, May 7, 2015. Members of the U.S. Coast...
Coast Guard app Coast Guard app
An image of the Coast Guard boating safety app Thursday, May 14, 2015. Features of the app include: state boating information, a safety equipment checklist, free...


Recent Video

2015 5th Coast Guard District Motorcycle Safety Stand Down 2015 5th Coast Guard District Motorcycle Safety Stand Down
U.S. Coast Guard Motorcycle Safety Program Manager Dale Wisnieski discusses motorcycle safety and a new approach to educating Coast Guard riders following a safety...
Coast Guard Medevac Man Aboard Cruise Ship off NC Coast Coast Guard Medevac Man Aboard Cruise Ship off NC Coast
The U.S. Coast Guard medevac an ailing man from a cruise ship Saturday approximately 70 miles south of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina. Watchstanders at the Coast...
Coast Guard Cutter Legare Crew Returns to Portsmouth, Va. Coast Guard Cutter Legare Crew Returns to Portsmouth, Va.
The crew of Coast Guard cutter Legare returns to Portsmouth, Virginia, after a 36-day patrol in the Atlantic Ocean. The crew patrolled in the Gulf of Maine, near...
Model Man of Belhaven, Jimmy Courson Model Man of Belhaven, Jimmy Courson
Jimmy Courson and Dave Friedrich work on a model in Courson’s garage in Belhaven, North Carolina, Thursday, April 9, 2015. Courson has been building model ships,...
Coast Guard Hosts WWII Veteran Awarded Bronze Star 69 Years After Battle of Guam Coast Guard Hosts WWII Veteran Awarded Bronze Star 69...
Richard Smith, Coast Guard Bronze Star recipient and WWII veteran, talks about his service with active duty personnel in Chincoteague, Va., before being presented an...
Coast Guard Assists Vessel Taking on Water Coast Guard Assists Vessel Taking on Water
A boat crew from Coast Guard Station Manasquan Inlet, N.J., responds to a fishing boat taking on water Sunday, April 26, 2015, 20 miles east of Point Pleasant Beach,...


Recent News Stories

Taking charge
Rough weather, fatigue, hunger, long hours; these are all conditions Coast Guard service members know well. It is ultimately the responsibility of one person to...
Ombudsmen: Linking Coast Guard families together Ombudsmen: Linking Coast Guard families together
When people enlist in the Coast Guard, they must complete eight weeks of basic training. It is during this initial phase of service where they learn the ropes — and...
Coast Guard crews work to break ice in Mid-Atlantic region Coast Guard crews work to break ice in Mid-Atlantic region
The crews of the Coast Guard Cutters Capstan, Cleat and Chock are working this winter to break ice and maintain navigable waterways from the Delaware River, through...
Nucky's tail Nucky's tail
Learn about Nucky, Coast Guard Station Atlantic City's mascot
Our Local Coast Guard — The Rhodes family Our Local Coast Guard — The Rhodes family
Get to know your South Jersey Coast Guard!
Our Local Coast Guard: The Recruiter In Charge Our Local Coast Guard: The Recruiter In Charge
Get to know your South Jersey Coast Guard!


Recent Audio

Coast Guard medevacs sailor missing for 66 days
Audio of Frank Jordan thanking the captain of a motor vessel Thursday, April 2, 2015, for spotting and taking aboard his son who had been missing for 66 days.
Coast Guard medevacs sailor missing for 66 days
Audio from the first contact in 66 days between Frank Jordan and his son, missing sailor Louis Jordan, Thursday, April 2, 2015.
Suspected hoax call made to Coast Guard in NC 090813
A suspected hoax distress caller contacts Coast Guard Sector North Carolina in Wilmington, N.C., Sept. 8, 2013. The same caller is suspected to have made seven...
Suspected hoax distress call to Coast Guard in NC 122212
A suspected hoax distress caller contacts Coast Guard Sector North Carolina in Wilmington, N.C., Dec. 12, 2012. The same caller is suspected to have made seven...
National Safe Boating Week 2014 audio PSA
The Coast Guard and Coast Guard Auxiliary remind the boating public of important safety practices. Boaters are urged to wear life jackets, use VHF radios and file a...
Coast Guard rescue audio debrief
Audio debrief of the the Coast Guard coordinated rescue of three people and a dog Thursday, April 23, 2014, approximately 1,000 miles east of Bermuda.