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Boudreaux and safe boating Boudreaux and safe boating
Boudreaux, mascot for the New Orleans Zephyrs baseball team, spends time with members of Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Team New Orleans, along with other...
National Safe Boating Week Proclamation National Safe Boating Week Proclamation
ST. PAUL, Minn. - Petty Officer 1st Class John Clarke, with Marine Safety Detachment St. Paul, met with members of the Army Corps of Engineers, Minnesota Department...
Honor, Respect, Devotion to Duty: Bob Florisi Honor, Respect, Devotion to Duty: Bob Florisi
Chief Petty Officer Robert Florisi, a Coast Guard helicopter rescue swimmer pauses for a photo while sitting in an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter, March 6, 2016 at Air...
Coast Guard crews search for missing cruise passenger in Gulf of Mexico Coast Guard crews search for missing cruise passenger in...
A Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry airplane crew from Air Station Corpus Christi, Texas, scours the Gulf of Mexico for a missing cruise ship passenger Sunday, May 15,...
Coast Guard, Shell response to offshore spill Coast Guard, Shell response to offshore spill
GULF OF MEXICO - Two 210-foot and two 95-foot vessels conduct skimming operations, May 14, 2016, in response to an esitmated 88,200 gallons of crude oil discharged...
2016 Run To Remember in Texas City, Texas 2016 Run To Remember in Texas City, Texas
Lieutenant Nate Crum crosses the finish line first during a 2016 Run to Remember 5k with a runtime of 16:23, May 14, 2016 at the Nessler Park Rotary Pavilion in Texas...


Recent Video

Coast Guard aircrews rescue flood victims near Houston Coast Guard aircrews rescue flood victims near Houston
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,...
Search and Rescue: Behind the Scenes Search and Rescue: Behind the Scenes
Chief Warrant Officer Adam Floyd, command duty officer at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans command center, discusses what goes on behind the scenes of a Coast Guard...
Video from search for missing woman in Gulf of Mexico Video from search for missing woman in Gulf of Mexico
A Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi, Texas, HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircrew searches in the Gulf of Mexico for a missing cruise ship passenger off the Carnival...
Pilot interview in search for missing cruise passenger Pilot interview in search for missing cruise passenger
Lt. Cmdr. Michael Martin, an Air Station Corpus Christi HC-144 Ocean Sentry airplane pilot, discusses his involvement in the search for a missing woman off the...
Sector Houston-Galveston does 22 pushups for PTSD-related suicide awareness Sector Houston-Galveston does 22 pushups for...
Sector Houston-Galveston members do 22 pushups for PTSD-related suicide awareness at the Sector Houston-Galveston flagpole March 9, 2016. Military veterans currently...
Hobbyists: The Drone Attraction Hobbyists: The Drone Attraction
Hobbyists, is a series covering activities and hobbies of the service members of the U.S. Coast Guard. This first video, The Drone Attraction, is of Chief Warrant...


Recent News Stories

Update: Coast Guard searches for 2 missing boaters near...
HOUSTON — The Coast Guard continues their search for two missing boaters Wednesday, after they did not return home from fishing in Galveston Bay, Monday afternoon.
Coast Guard crews locate body of missing tug crewman Coast Guard crews locate body of missing tug crewman
HOUSTON — A Coast Guard helicopter crew located the body of the missing tug boat crewman from the capsized Ricky J Leboeuf near the location of the tug on the San...
Federal, state agencies seize 488 red snapper caught off Texas coast Federal, state agencies seize 488 red snapper caught off...
HOUSTON — Coast Guard crews stopped a recreational boat with approximately 1,900 pounds of red snapper Saturday, which was illegally caught in the Gulf of Mexico...
Coast Guard rescues 2 from boat on rocks near Galveston, Texas Coast Guard rescues 2 from boat on rocks near Galveston,...
HOUSTON — A Coast Guard boat crew towed two men to safety Monday morning, after their boat lost power and they hit the rocks on the Galveston South Jetty.
Update: Coast Guard, Police, good Samaritan continue...
HOUSTON — Coast Guard crews continue to search for a fisherman in the Houston Ship Channel near Eagle Point, Saturday. Missing is Ba Van Nguyen, 49-years-old.
Boat on fire, Coast Guard rescues man and dog offshore...
HOUSTON — The Coast Guard put out a fire aboard a 32-foot sailboat over six miles offshore Freeport, Texas Saturday morning.


Recent Audio

Coast Guard ghost story II
In celebration of Halloween, Coast Guardsmen from the 8th Coast Guard District share real-life ghost stories from underway. (U.S. Coast Guard recording by PA2 Ryan...
Coast Guard ghost story
In celebration of Halloween, Coast Guardsmen from the 8th Coast Guard District share real-life ghost stories from underway. (U.S. Coast Guard recording by PA2 Ryan...
Distress communications during boat fire near Galveston
Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston received and broadcast transmissions on VHF-FM channel 16 (marine band radio) during a boat fire and good Samaritan rescue of...
Lifesaving gift ideas for the holidays
Petty Officer 3rd Class Joshua Piasecki, a rescue swimmer at Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans, offers lifesaving gift ideas for the holidays. (U.S. Coast Guard...
Good Samaritan reports boat fire on marine band radio
A good Samaritan aboard the vessel Sea Candy reporting that a 45-foot boat is on fire under the Highway 146 bridge near Kemah, Texas, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. Coast...
Mayday call from fishing boat taking on water
Coast Guard crews rescued two fishermen Monday, after their boat started taking on water in the Gulf of Mexico. At approximately 3:30 p.m. Coast Guard watchstanders...


Recent Publications

The Guardian - 06.01.2012
The Guardian - 06.01.2012
The Guardian is a publication of the U.S. Coast Guard's 8th District. Summer 2012 issue.
The Guardian - 01.01.2012
The Guardian - 01.01.2012
The Guardian is a publication of the U.S. Coast Guard's 8th District. Winter 2012 issue.