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Coast Guard Rescues 2 from Galveston Bay, Texas Coast Guard Rescues 2 from Galveston Bay, Texas
Lt. Zach Gross shakes hands with survivor Michael Watkins by an ambulance after Watkins and his friend Raymond Jacik were rescued from being stranded for more than...
Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue 9 from vessel near South Pass Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue 9 from vessel near...
GULF OF MEXICO - The offshore supply vessel Roman Elie assists the crew of the 55-foot pleasure craft, Strike Zone II, after the Strike Zone II began taking on water...
Uruguay delegation tours Houston Ship Channel Uruguay delegation tours Houston Ship Channel
HOUSTON - U.S. Navy Lieutenant Commander Shannon Souma, in charge of the Global Peace Operations Initiative (GPOI) at the Office of Security Cooperation in Montevideo...
Uruguay delegation tours Houston Ship Channel Uruguay delegation tours Houston Ship Channel
HOUSTON - An Uruguay Coast Guardsman rides along with a U.S. Coast Guard Station Houston boat crew en route to board the Coast Guard Cutter Manta for a tour of the...
Uruguay delegation tours Houston Ship Channel Uruguay delegation tours Houston Ship Channel
HOUSTON - Uruguay Navy and Uruguay Coast Guardsmen ride along with the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Manta for a tour of the Houston Ship Channel April 21, 2016. Three...
Uruguay delegation tours Houston Ship Channel Uruguay delegation tours Houston Ship Channel
HOUSTON - Uruguay Coast Guardsmen prepare to ride along with a U.S. Coast Guard Station Houston boat crew en route to board the Coast Guard Cutter Manta for a tour of...


Recent Video

Bring your kid to work Bring your kid to work
NEW ORLEANS - Members of the Coast Guard's 8th District and Station New Orleans took part in Take Your Child to Work Day, April 28, 2016. Members brought their...
Coast Guard rescues 2 from Galveston Bay, Texas Coast Guard rescues 2 from Galveston Bay, Texas
Michael Watkins and Raymond Jacek are rescued by an Airstation Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew in Galveston Bay Wednesday, April 27, 2016. U.S. Coast Guard...
Military Child on the Move Military Child on the Move
Three children discuss what it means to them to have a parent in the military, as well as their memories of past moves, April 27, 2016. April is designated the Month...
Coast Guard Rescue Swimmer Investigates Overturned Boat During Search Coast Guard Rescue Swimmer Investigates Overturned Boat...
A Coast Guard Air Station Houston rescue swimmer is lowered from an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter into Trinity Bay, about 8 miles northeast of San Leon, Texas, to check...
Cmdr. Neubecker Retirement Cmdr. Neubecker Retirement
Cmdr. Craig Neubecker, Eighth Coast Guard District Coastal Region Director of Auxiliary, retired at Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans, Friday, April 25, 2016....
Coast Guard footage of Air Station Houston helicopter aircrew conducting overflight assessment for flooding in southeast, Texas Coast Guard footage of Air Station Houston helicopter...
A Coast Guard Air Station Houston helicopter aircrew looks out from an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter while conducting an overflight assessment and search for anyone in...


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.