Reserve leadership gets biggest reorganization in 25 years.
William H. Thiesen, Historian Coast Guard Atlantic Area Thirty years ago on Good Friday, March 24, 1989, the Exxon Valdez steamed into a reef at 12 knots opening eight of her 10 oil storage tanks to the pristine waters of Prince William Sound, Alaska. The resulting spill of 15 million gallons of crude oil became
In World War II, the allies fought for freedom on the battlefields of Europe, but also on the seas and islands of the Pacific. For more than seven decades, the Indo-Pacific region has shown us its critical strategic importance.
Whenever disaster hits, Coast Guard operators worked tirelessly on the frontlines to respond to those affected – and behind the scenes, the men and women of Coast Guard Mission Support worked to ensure resources were available at the speed of need. Learn more about their slightly less visible but just as vital role!
Learn about some of the current ADOS opportunities available for Reservists. This does not contain all of the ADOS opportunities, just select ones. To view all of the current long/short term opportunities go to Direct Access, then Mobilization Resume.
The Coast Guard recently announced a program to reimburse up to $500 for military spouse’s qualified relicensing costs when they transfer from one state to another due to permanent change of station orders.
Known as the Aleutian Keeper, the multi-mission buoy tender has to travel for almost a week to reach some of the Aids to Navigation (ATON) that mark the waterways around the far-flung Aleutian Islands.
The U.S. Coast Guard Office of Law Enforcement Policy and the Department of State Bureau for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs co-hosted the 24th Multilateral Maritime Counter-Drug Summit (MMCDS) in Alexandria, Virginia on June 18th and 19th.
During a search on the U.S. Revenue Cutter Service, Dennis Noble unearthed a rescue by a forgotten hero. This forgotten hero will soon have a fast response cutter named after him: Charles C. Moulthrope.
More than 150 Coast Guardsmen, family and friends gathered in New York City to march in the NYC WorldPride Parade.