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United States Coast Guard Reserve 75th Anniversary Logo United States Coast Guard Reserve 75th Anniversary Logo
The Coast Guard Reserve will celebrate 75 years of serving the United States Feb. 19, 2016. The theme for this anniversary is “Thank You,” as the organization...
Uniform distribution center Uniform distribution center
Garrick Yanusz, a material handler at the Coast Guard Uniform Distribution Center in Woodbine, New Jersey, lifts an order selector Monday, Nov. 16, 2015. Yanusz is...
Investigating storm drain system Investigating storm drain system
A member of the Arlington Department of Environmental Services, and Petty Officer 3rd Class Cody Fleshman, of Sector Baltimore’s Incident Management Division,...
Coast Guard responds to overturned fishing boat in Carolina Beach, NC Coast Guard responds to overturned fishing boat in...
The 41-foot fishing boat Allicat lays overturned in the Snow's Cut canal Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016. U.S. Coast Guard Station Wrightsville Beach crews rescued two men from...
Sen. Coons visits Sector Delaware Bay Sen. Coons visits Sector Delaware Bay
Chief Petty Officer Jesse Guarneri, the officer in charge of the Coast Guard Cutter Cleat, gives Sen. Christopher Coons a tour of the cutter’s engine room Monday,...
Sen. Coons visits Sector Delaware Bay Sen. Coons visits Sector Delaware Bay
Sen. Christopher Coons takes a tour of Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay in Philadelphia, Monday, Feb. 8, 2016. Rear Adm. Stephen Metruck discussed the Coast Guard's...


Recent Video

Coast Guard Medevacs Injured Fisherman 70 Miles Off Barnegat Light, NJ Coast Guard Medevacs Injured Fisherman 70 Miles Off...
A helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City, N.J., medevacs a fisherman Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016, 70 miles east of Barnegat Light, New Jersey. The...
Coast Guard medevacs woman, 61, from  cruise ship 230 miles east of Cape Hatteras, NC Coast Guard medevacs woman, 61, from cruise ship 230...
An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from U. S. Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City, N.C., hoists a woman found unconcious Monday, Feb. 1, 2016, off the cruise ship...
Coast Guard Surf Life OBX Coast Guard Surf Life OBX
Coast Guard 47-foot Motor Lifeboat crewmembers and operators train on North Carolina’s Outer Banks during January 2016. Surfmen and their crews operate in some...
Fishing Boat Starbrite Medevac Fishing Boat Starbrite Medevac
A helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City, N.J., medevacs a fisherman Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016, 75 miles southeast of Cape May. The 43-year-old man...
Schuylkill River Oil Spill Schuylkill River Oil Spill
Footage of diesel fuel spilled into the Schuylkill River in Philadelphia, Jan. 25, 2016. Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay and numerous partner agencies are responding....
87's: Finback, Ibis, Mako 87's: Finback, Ibis, Mako
A synopsis of life on an 87-foot Coast Guard cutter Thursday Jan. 21, 2016. The crew’s primary missions include search and rescue, law enforcement, and ports,...


Recent News Stories

Phoenix rising - How the US Coast Guard will at last be...
Human flight is inherently amazing. For people looking to satisfy their wonder, or to simply bask in astonishment at accomplishments in the history of aviation,...
Shipmate For Life Shipmate For Life
Mr. Sam is many things. He’s forever a Coast Guard chief, a cutterman by trade and a chief warrant officer by choice, but above all he’s a shipmate for life.
Thanksgiving with Coast Guard Station Annapolis Thanksgiving with Coast Guard Station Annapolis
The autumn air was crisp. Laughter grew louder as the sound of shuffling feet approached. The aromas of turkey and stuffing filled the air. It was Thanksgiving Day,...
Chemical Warfare: The Battle of Bertie Chemical Warfare: The Battle of Bertie
Born and raised in southern Maryland, it was 10 years ago Bertie decided she needed a change of pace. Having a sister who lives in Yorktown, Virginia, Bertie already...
Coast Guard Station Elizabeth City adopts new mascot
Members from Coast Guard Station Elizabeth City, North Carolina, adopted a new mascot Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015, after their former mascot passed away in May.
Rescue swimmers: Sew others may live Rescue swimmers: Sew others may live
Coast Guard rescue swimmers are infamous for jumping out of helicopters in the most treacherous conditions. They are renowned for going out to sea when no one else...


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.