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Allies in the Arctic

The crew of U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Maple follows the crew of Canadian coast guard icebreaker Terry Fox through the icy waters of Franklin Strait, in Nunavut, Canada, Aug. 12, 2017. The Canadian coast guard assisted Maple's crew by breaking and helping navigate through ice during several days of Maple's 2017 Northwest Passage transit. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Nate Littlejohn.

The Canadian coast guard assisted the crew of Coast Guard Cutter Maple by breaking and helping navigate through ice during several days of Maple’s 2017 Northwest Passage transit. This is the 60th anniversary of the last transit by a Coast Guard cutter, and 150th anniversary of the Coast Guard’s presence in Alaska.

Lighting the way

Lighting the way

Coast Guard Cutter Buckthorn departs from the Soo Locks to retrieve winter buoys and replace them as part of Operation Spring Restore. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Charles C. Reinhart. Written by Petty Officer 1st Class Charles Reinhart, 9th Coast Guard District public affairs. Although not as exciting as search and

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Buoy up!

Seaman Chris LePrevost of Rocky River, Ohio., and fellow buoy deck team members of Coast Guard Cutter Buckthorn hoist a radar-reflective buoy aboard their ship April 17, 2012. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Charles C. Reinhart. What body of water is the largest system of fresh, surface water on Earth, containing

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CGC Healy – Return to port

CGC Healy

Post Written by Ensign Emily Kehrt  Group photo of CGC Healy crew on the flight deck during the joint US-Canada mission with the CCGS Louis S. St-Laurent. Photo courtesy of Ensign Emily Kehrt. After a summer in the Arctic, Healy pulled into our homeport of Seattle October 12 (click here to watch a video). On

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A guardian for all seasons

Coast Guard Cutter Mackinaw breaking ice in this illustration of a Coast Guard photo by Ensign Guillermo Colom. Click the image to watch a video of ice breaking operations aboard the Mackinaw. While last weekend may have marked the official beginning of Spring, the Coast Guard finds itself operating in a bevy of different weather

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People’s Choice – Coast Guard Photo Contest, Round 7

It’s week seven of eight for the People’s Choice award for this year’s Coast Guard Photo Contest. Next week, we will unveil the final set of pictures as well as announce how the contest will run and open up voting. Check back next Wednesday for details so you can cast your votes for your People’s

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itCG-several mariners assisted by Coast Guard and other rescuers

A missing boater was found yesterday morning after spending the night on his boat in South River, Massachusetts. The man was reported overdue by his father, which launched a search by local harbormaster and Coast Guard resources. The boater had apparently run out of gas and was left adrift without any way of calling for

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