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Week in the life of the Coast Guard 2017 – Saturday and Sunday

Coast Guard members never stop working, not even on the weekends. The work and volunteer force includes more than 85,000 people, to include auxilarist, civilians, reservists and active duty members. Each person is a valuable member of the Coast Guard team to help ensure the security of our Nation’s people, assets and waterways. Check out what the Coast Guard does on the weekends to aid those in distress and to protect our shores!

Pablo Valent, Mariano Holland and Indalecio Lopez: Hispanic-American Lifesavers and the Florida Keys Hurricane of 1919

Post Written by William H. Thiesen, Ph.D., United States Coast Guard Atlantic Area Historian “The rescue of the crew of the water-logged schooner Cape Horn on September 16, 1919, by the crew of Coast Guard Station No. 222 (coast of Texas) affords an instance of wreck service in which superb surfmanship, added to dogged grit,

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itCG-Naval exercises, boater found, fisherman search, Dominican repatriation, buoy removal

Semper Paratus is the guiding principle behind a joint exercise featuring Coast Guard, Navy and Canadian forces along the Washington Coast and in the Strait of Juan de Fuca. The exercise is aimed at strengthening relationships and preparedness between U.S. and Canadian forces. Story here Yesterday, we reported that a 72-year-old man was still missing

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