U.S. Coast Guard News


Coast Guard Tries Out Diesel Outboards

By U.S. Coast Guard News 2017-06-13 21:39:23

Is it possible for the Coast Guard to power its surface fleet using only one type of fuel? The Coast Guard Research and Development Center is investigating that...


Off-Duty Coastguardsman Rescues Five Senior Citizens

By U.S. Coast Guard News 2017-06-05 14:25:36

[By PO3 Joshua L. Canup and PO2 Nate Littlejohn] On the evening of May 11, five women gathered for a photo on a pier outside a waterfront restaurant in Beaufort,...


The Coast Guard Academy's First Foreign-Born Cadet

By U.S. Coast Guard News 2017-05-19 17:33:20

[By William H. Thiesen, Coast Guard Atlantic Area Historian] As a small Chinese boy watching the great powers dog fight over China, becoming a pilot was akin to...


Happy Mother's Day from the U.S. Coast Guard

By U.S. Coast Guard News 2017-05-12 20:51:13

In the spirit of honoring Coast Guard mothers, we have gathered a few Coast Guard members who had a few things to say about their own mothers. Happy Mother’s...


Off-Duty Coastguardsman Helps Police Stop a Robber

By U.S. Coast Guard News 2017-05-04 20:21:02

It was 8:15 p.m. on April 27 when Coast Guard Petty Officer 1st Class Roger Brown approached the exit of Wal-Mart, car keys jingling in one hand, a single plastic bag...


Coast Guard Cadet Wins a Fulbright for Work on Drones

By U.S. Coast Guard News 2017-05-02 20:17:47

[By Petty Officer 3rd Class Nicole Barger] First Class Cadet Patrick Ledzian envisions a future where unmanned aircrafts work alongside Coast Guard units to aid in search...


Coast Guard Security Teams: Guarding Ports and Waterways

By U.S. Coast Guard News 2017-04-27 19:08:30

[Written by Lt. j.g. Antoine Adams] Maritime Safety and Security Team (MSST) Kings Bay is one of six Coast Guard Atlantic Area (LANTAREA) MSSTs. The unit’s...


Lt. Paul Johansen Receives Honors For Daring Rescue

By U.S. Coast Guard News 2017-04-21 18:44:53

[By Petty Officer 3rd Class Lauren Steenson] It’s a story that sounds as if it were pulled right from the movies. High winds, rough seas, a rescue helicopter low on...


The History of the International Ice Patrol

By U.S. Coast Guard News 2017-04-14 19:49:22

From the earliest journeys into the North Atlantic, icebergs have threatened vessels. A review of the history of navigation prior to the turn of the century shows an...


Alaska Gets a New Coast Guard Cutter

By U.S. Coast Guard News 2017-04-13 21:23:09

On April 12, the Coast Guard’s newest fast response cutter, Coast Guard Cutter John F. McCormick, officially entered the fleet. While fast response...

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