Mad Mariner, one of the blogs on our blogroll, has a really great piece on SAR. Check it out here.
Ryan Erickson has a great post about the Coast Guard Auxiliary. You can read it here.
The Coast Guard is going to be working with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police after Canada and the U.S. signed an agreement Monday designed to increase border security by allowing both agencies to ride in each others’ vessels during border patrols. Story here The word Coast in Coast Guard can be a bit of a
I would really like to use some strong language to talk about how unsavory I find hoax callers but it is probably impolite so I will leave it at this: hoax callers leave a lot to be desired as people and should find themselves a hobby that doesn’t put the lives of others at risk.
The Coast Guard was searching the waters of Blue Hill Bay on Monday after receiving a report that there was a man in the water near Flye Island. Robert Anderson, 46, was reported missing early Monday afternoon after search crews found his 34-foot lobster boat anchored with its motor running in Blue Hill Bay near
The Coast Guard is searching for an 18-year-old man who is believed to have gone overboard from a cruise ship off of Tampa. Story here. There is going to be a new cutter escorting Trident nuclear submarines as they arrive and depart the Kings Bay Naval Submarine Base. The 87-foot CGC Sea Dog is the
"The Jaws of Death." A photo by CPHOM Robert F. Sargent, USCG. A Coast Guard-manned LCVP from the U.S.S. Samuel Chase disembarks troops of the First Division on the morning of 6 June 1944 at Omaha Beach. USCG Photo. Memorial Day. Besides the barbecues, the fireworks, the long weekend out on the boat, do you
In honor of Memorial Day the first story in today’s In the Coast Guard is about a man named Michael Licata. He was a Coast Guard veteran of WWII. There is a great video interview with him if you follow the link. I am always moved listening to the veteran Coast Guardsmen, and there will
Each Sunday along with the In the Coast Guard feature, we will be bringing you something a little more light hearted. This will usually come in the form of CG Scuttlebutt, a comic strip drawn by a Coast Guard petty officer.
GULFPORT, Miss. (Sept, 6, 2005) Coast Guard Station Gulfport Mississippi after it was destroyed by Hurricane Katrina. USCG photo by Lt.j.g Earl Lingerfelt. Station Gulfport had a ribbon cutting as it returned to the waterfront after being completely destroyed during Hurricane Katrina.Story here I have been lucky enough to meet with the crew members of