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Hurricane Katrina Memorial wreath laying ceremony Hurricane Katrina Memorial wreath laying ceremony
Rear Adm. David R. Callahan, commander, Coast Guard District Eight, attends the Hurricane Katrina Memorial wreath laying ceremony Aug. 29, 2015. The ceremony was held...
Adm. Zukunft meets with Katrina first responders Adm. Zukunft meets with Katrina first responders
(From left to right) Jared Brossette, New Orleans City Councilman, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu, Adm. Paul Zukunft, commandant, U.S. Coast Guard and Richard E....
Gulfport Hurricane Katrina First Responders Tribute Gulfport Hurricane Katrina First Responders Tribute
Coast Guardsmen from Station Gulfport and other Coast Guard units in the 8th Coast Guard District wait to listen to guest speakers during a Hurricane Katrina First...
Coast Guard, industry discuss new offshore regulations Coast Guard, industry discuss new offshore regulations
Capt. Joshua Reynolds - the 8th District chief of the Outer Continental Shelf Division and Officer in Charge, Maritime Inspection - asks for feedback from the oil...
Rescue Me painting dedication Rescue Me painting dedication
Rear Adm. David R. Callahan, Commander, Coast Guard District Eight, addresses attendees of the Rescue Me painting dedication ceremony at the Hale Boggs Federal...
Injured man waits for Coast Guard assistance Injured man waits for Coast Guard assistance
Injured man waits for assistance from good Samaritans and Coast Guard after running aground along the Intracoastal Waterway near Matagorda, Texas, Aug. 23, 2015. The...


Recent Video

Hurricane Katrina Painting Dedication Hurricane Katrina Painting Dedication
Mrs. Dale Fairbanks dedicated her painting "Rescue Me" to the U.S. Coast Guard, Aug. 25, 2015. The painting depicts citizens of New Orleans being rescued by Coast...
Injured Man Waits for Coast Guard assistance Injured Man Waits for Coast Guard assistance
Injured man waits for assistance from good Samaritans and Coast Guard after running aground along the Intracoastal Waterway near Matagorda, Texas August 23,...
Katrina First Responders: Capt. Frank Paskewich Katrina First Responders: Capt. Frank Paskewich
n this video, Capt. Frank Paskewich (ret.), describes his experience as the Captain of the Port of New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina passed. Paskewich's job...
Katrina First Responders: Cmdr. Jimmy Duckworth Katrina First Responders: Cmdr. Jimmy Duckworth
In this video, Cmdr. Jimmy Duckworth (ret.), a reserve officer in New Orleans, describes his experience as the nighttime operations coordinator that oversaw search...
Katrina First Responders: AST1 Jonathan Rice Katrina First Responders: AST1 Jonathan Rice
In this video, AST1 Jonathan Rice describes his experience as a first responder and rescue swimmer as one of the first crews on scene after Hurricane Katrina passed...
Katrina First Responders: Rear Adm. Jake Korn Katrina First Responders: Rear Adm. Jake Korn
In this video, Rear Adm. Jake Korn (ret.) discusses his experience as the first Coast Guard pilot flying over New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina passed by.


Recent News Stories

Coast Guard crews locate 2 missing divers in Gulf of Mexico Coast Guard crews locate 2 missing divers in Gulf of Mexico
A Coast Guard helicopter crew rescued two overdue divers offshore from San Jose Island, Texas, Saturday afternoon.
Coast Guard identifies oil seepage on Bolivar Peninsula, Texas Coast Guard identifies oil seepage on Bolivar Peninsula,...
The Coast Guard, state and local officials are responding to an area of oil seepage Saturday on the Bolivar Peninsula approximately 4 miles west of Rollover Pass.
Great Texas 300 catamaran race starts with 2 Coast Guard...
The Coast Guard brought two men to safety Thursday after a sailboat capsized three miles offshore and rescued another man who went overboard 11 miles offshore; all...
The master of disaster The master of disaster
Behind every service member who chose to join the military, there is a reason that led them on the path they chose. Whether it’s to serve their country, to further...
Shelter-in-place lifted, Houston Ship Channel reopened...
A shelter-in-place was lifted and the Houston Ship Channel was reopened at 2:08 p.m. Wednesday after an incident in the upper ship channel that caused the release of...
Coast Guard medevacs 20-year-old with seizures off Port...
A 20-year-old man was medevaced after suffering multiple seizures aboard a charter fishing boat approximately 33 miles off of Port Aransas Saturday morning.


Recent Audio

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...
120801-G-EK967-Mayday call near Freeport
HOUSTON -- Coast Guard rescue crews saved four people from their sinking fishing boat five miles off the coast of Freeport, Wednesday morning. A crewman aboard the...
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HOUSTON - Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a mayday call from the captain of a fishing vessel at approximately 1:15 p.m. reporting that the...
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HOUSTON - Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a mayday call from the captain of a fishing vessel at approximately 1:15 p.m. reporting that the...


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.