Since the modern-day United States Coast Guard was founded in 1790, Coast Guardsmen have continually been called upon by the nation to exercise their skill in boat handling and coastal navigation – both in peacetime and war. This blog covers the wide range of small boat assets available to the service and how they support the Coast Guard missions.
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Welcome to day two of voting for Coast Guard Video of the Year! Earlier this week, we offered you a sampling of the top 11 Coast Guard videos of 2010. Now, it is time for you to vote on your favorites and help us select your top three videos. Our second video features Coast Guard
Click on the image to watch a video of Coast Guard Station Washington, D.C. The Coast Guard didn’t have a significant presence in the nation’s capital until the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Today, it’s typical to see a Coast Guard helicopter or boat enforcing a security zone, patrolling the Potomac River or guarding
Petty Officer 3rd Class Charles Flemming form Coast Guard Station Galveston uses a boat hook to pull the unit's "Oscar" closer to the rescue boat. Photo by Petty Oficer 3rd Class Mario Romero. Have you ever met one of our most important Guardians, Oscar? He is about 120-pounds, usually wears a mustang suit and works