Although a walrus medevac is an unusual case for the Coast Guard, environmental stewardship and protection has long been a mission of the Coast Guard, especially in Alaska. It was the Revenue Cutter Service that examined exploited seal rookeries, which led to the Fur Seal Treaty of 1911 and ultimately the Marine Mammal Protection Act.
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There is more than meets the eye when it comes to the Coast Guard. While search and rescue and law enforcement tend to dominate the headlines, that doesn’t mean the Coast Guard isn’t performing other missions in communities across our nation. One of these roles is living marine resources, a vital mission of enforcing laws
With contributions from Petty Officer 3rd Class Richard Brahm. Steve Revering, U.S. Fish and Wildlife, Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd Class Garrett Hodgson and Walsh County Sheriff Lauren Wild conduct wellness checks. Coast Guard members are working with state and local agencies to conduct wellness checks and perform rescues and other critical functions to ensure
Jesse Jahner, a sheriff with the Cass County Sheriff’s Department, carries a young girl to safety after a dike broke near her home trapping her inside. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class David Weydert. With contributions from Chief Warrant Officer Lionel Bryant and Petty Officer 3rd Class Richard Brahm Coast Guard personnel,