The weekend is here as we showcase Coast Guard missions in a week in the life of the Coast Guard. Check out these photos to see everything from small boat operations in Ketchikan, Alaska, to servicemembers commemorating 222 years of America’s Coast Guard. From July 30 to August 5, Coast Guard men and women captured a week in the life of the Coast Guard to highlight the missions we perform on a daily basis. Stay with us throughout the week as we share a day-by-day snapshot of life in the Coast Guard.
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Two injured sailors involved in an around-the-world race were rescued from their storm-damaged yacht by Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf, one of the Coast Guard’s newest assets, approximately 250 miles offshore. The successful rescue of the two sailors followed two days of intensive search and rescue operations exhibiting just how versatile and highly effective the national
Thirteen miles northeast of the Big Island, Hawaii, a pilot makes a crash landing into the ocean and a Coast Guard aircrew is there to rescue him. More than 4,000 miles away, a Coast Guard boatcrew interdicts a cocaine-laden drug sub in the Caribbean Sea seconds before it sinks. These real-life operations, like many performed
Sea Scouts float in the San Francisco Bay dressed in survival suits during the 15th annual Safety at Sea training held at Sector San Francisco on Yerba Buena Island. Click the image to watch Coast Guard Channel video of Guardians training Sea Scouts in firefighting, cold water survival, damage control and dewatering. Guardians are searching