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Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 4 following in-air mishap off North Carolina Coast Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 4 following in-air...
Petty Officer 1st Class Roderick M. Ansley, (center-right) of Air Station Elizabeth City, North Carolina, walk with two Navy pilots Thursday, May 26, 2016. After an...
Dinner and a rescue; Off-duty Coast Guardsman takes life-saving action in Beaufort, NC Dinner and a rescue; Off-duty Coast Guardsman takes...
Coast Guard Station Fort Macon Fireman James D. Sanders, Jr., prepares for a helicopter training excercise off Atlantic Beach, N.C., aboard a 47-foot Motor Lifeboat...
Air Station Atlantic City change of command Air Station Atlantic City change of command
The Star-Spangled Banner is observed during a change-of-command ceremony Friday, May 20, 2016, at Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City, N.J. During the ceremony,...
4 women saved by Coast Guardsman in Beaufort, North Carolina 4 women saved by Coast Guardsman in Beaufort, North Carolina
A pier hangs broken off the Spouter Inn in Beaufort, North Carolina, after the pier's fasteners broke May 11, 2016. Sanders rescued five women after a pier broke and...
Earth Day 2016 at Coast Guard Yard Baltimore Earth Day 2016 at Coast Guard Yard Baltimore
Volunteers from Coast Guard Yard Baltimore pose for a photo after spelling out "USCG" with plants, Wednesday, Apr. 20, 2016. This is the third rain garden added to...
Reenlistment and promotion ceremony at Independence Hall Reenlistment and promotion ceremony at Independence Hall
The Coast Guard held a reenlistment and promotion ceremony for crew members at Independence Hall in Philadelphia, Thursday, May 12, 2016. Crew members from Coast...


Recent Video

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 4 following in-air mishap off North Carolina Coast Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 4 following in-air...
Crew from Air Station Elizabeth City hoist four Navy pilots 25 miles east of Oregon Inlet, North Carolina, Thursday, May 26, 2016. After an in-air mishap between two...
EPIRBs Explained EPIRBs Explained
We know accidents happen. And when they do, help can quickly be on the way. It’s as easy as calling 911, and letting them know where you are. But out on a boat,...
Coast Guard medevacs man 35 miles east of Chincoteague, Va. Coast Guard medevacs man 35 miles east of Chincoteague, Va.
An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Air Station Elizabeth City, N.C., medevacs a man from a fishing boat approximately 35 miles east of Chincoteague, Va., May 7,...
Coast Guard medevacs man 110 miles east of Virginia Beach Coast Guard medevacs man 110 miles east of Virginia Beach
A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew medevacs a man 110 miles east of Virginia Beach, Va., May 7, 2016. U.S. Coast Guard video by Air Station Elizabeth...
Coast Guard medevacs injured fisherman 60 miles off Cape May, NJ Coast Guard medevacs injured fisherman 60 miles off Cape...
A Coast Guard helicopter crew hoists a fisherman 60 miles east of Cape May, N.J., Friday, May 6, 2016. The helicopter crew medevaced the 27-year-old man after he...
Coast Guard Medevacs Injured Fisherman 60 Miles Off Atlantic City, NJ Coast Guard Medevacs Injured Fisherman 60 Miles Off...
A Coast Guard helicopter crew hoists a fisherman 60 miles southeast of Atlantic City, N.J., Sunday, May 1, 2016. The helicopter crew medevaced the 63-year-old man...


Recent News Stories

Dinner and a rescue; Off-duty Coast Guardsman takes life-saving action in Beaufort, NC Dinner and a rescue; Off-duty Coast Guardsman takes...
Five 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...
April showers, bringing May flowers and clean water April showers, bringing May flowers and clean water
For 225 years the Coast Guard has safeguarded America’s waters -- saving those in danger, protecting maritime commerce and preserving the marine environment. The...
Safety first Safety first
Marine Safety is one of the U.S. Coast Guard’s important 11 statutory missions, and is the area where the Coast Guard interacts the most with commercial vessels....
Facilities Engineering: The Lifeline Facilities Engineering: The Lifeline
In the Coast Guard aviation field, crew members and pilots work diligently to keep aircraft maintained and ready for action. They work around the clock to keep the...
Coast Guard Reserve Marks 75 Years of Service Coast Guard Reserve Marks 75 Years of Service
The Coast Guard Reserve, with its 7,000 members, is a critical component to national security, according to the Coast Guard’s director of reserve and military...
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,...


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.