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Coast Guard medevacs man 67 miles northeast of Cape Charles, Va. Coast Guard medevacs man 67 miles northeast of Cape...
A rescue swimmer from Air Station Elizabeth City makes his way from an MH-60 Jayhawk toward a fishing vessel on Aug. 26, 2015. The helicopter crew deployed to rescue...
Coast Guard tows sailing boat to safety in Portsmouth, Va. Coast Guard tows sailing boat to safety in Portsmouth, Va.
Station Portsmouth tows the sailing vessel Evonne Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015. Crews from the Coast Guard Cutter Heron and Station Portsmouth worked together to dewater...
Coast Guard medevacs man 62 miles east of Ocean City, Md. Coast Guard medevacs man 62 miles east of Ocean City, Md.
An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City, N.J., medevacs a 23-year-old man requiring medical assistance from the fishing boat...
Sen. Tillis visits Air Station Elizabeth City, NC Sen. Tillis visits Air Station Elizabeth City, NC
Sen. Thom R. Tillis speaks with Cmdr. Adam L. Kerr during his visit to Air Station Elizabeth City, N.C., Monday, Aug. 24, 2015. Tillis visited to take a tour of the...
Coast Guard Eagle crew members enjoy Perseid meteor shower Coast Guard Eagle crew members enjoy Perseid meteor shower
Crew members and Coast Guard Academy cadets aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Eagle experienced the Perseid meteor shower under clear skies while sailing along the...
Coast Guard Eagle docked at Fort Adams State Park, RI Coast Guard Eagle docked at Fort Adams State Park, RI
Coast Guard Cutter Eagle is moored at the pier at Fort Adams State Park in Newport, Rhode Island, Aug. 7, 2015. The Eagle is used as a training platform where future...


Recent Video

Coast Guard tows sailing boat to safety in Portsmouth, Va. Coast Guard tows sailing boat to safety in Portsmouth, Va.
Station Portsmouth tows the sailing vessel Evonne Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015. Crews from the Coast Guard Cutter Heron and Station Portsmouth worked together to dewater...
Coast Guard Medevacs Man 62 Miles East of Ocean City, Md. Coast Guard Medevacs Man 62 Miles East of Ocean City, Md.
An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City, N.J., medevacs a 23-year-old man requiring medical assistance from the fishing boat...
A Rescue Swimmer's Passion A Rescue Swimmer's Passion
Petty Officer 1st Class Chris Razoyk, a rescue swimmer at Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City, N.J., discusses his passion for photography Tuesday, July 21, 2015....
Coast Guard Station Atlantic City Training, Boardings Coast Guard Station Atlantic City Training, Boardings
Crew members from Coast Guard Station Atlantic City, N.J., conduct tow training and boardings Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015. The crew members conducted the training and...
Coast Guard medevacs man east of Fenwick Island, Del. Coast Guard medevacs man east of Fenwick Island, Del.
A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew medevacs a 34-year-old man from the commercial fishing vessel Alaska, 35 miles east of Fenwick Island, Del., Wednesday,...
Coast Guard Medevacs Man from Delaware Water Gap Coast Guard Medevacs Man from Delaware Water Gap
A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew medevacs a 19-year-old man from the Appalachian Trail at the Delaware Water Gap, Pa., Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015. The aircrew...


Recent News Stories

A rescue swimmer's passion A rescue swimmer's passion
The mission is completed and the helicopter lands. The rescue gear is stowed and the fins and mask are put away for the day. Rescue swimmers encounter an array of...
Virginia Beach native assumes command of Coast Guard Sector Baltimore Virginia Beach native assumes command of Coast Guard...
A Virginia Beach, Virginia, native assumed command of Coast Guard Sector Baltimore Friday during a change-of-command ceremony in Baltimore.
Patriot's palette Patriot's palette
A patriot’s palette comprises more colors than red, white and blue. A vast array of tones is a testament to true devotion to country. A Coast Guardsman in South...
Long Island native assumes command of Coast Guard Station Annapolis, Md. Long Island native assumes command of Coast Guard...
A Long Island, New York, native has assumed command Friday of Coast Guard Station Annapolis during a change of command ceremony held at the station.
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...


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.