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Video: How Do You Deliver a K-9 Team Onto a Ship?

What do the Super Bowl, presidential inaugurations and maritime mass transit have in common? Coast Guard K-9 units on duty to serv...

The Legacy of the WWI Cutter Tampa

[By Nora L. Chidlow and Arlyn S. Danielson] Launched in 1912 and christened the Miami, Coast Guard Cutter Tampa was part of a s...

The U.S. Coast Guard's D-Day Saviors

[By Vivian Davis, daughter of Edmund Priestly, and William H. Thiesen, Coast Guard Atlantic Area Historian] Edmund Lowry Priest...

The U.S. Coast Guard's Hurricane Dorian Response Effort

[By Cdr. Ace V. Castle] The U.S. Coast Guard’s response to Hurricane Dorian was unlike any storm response in history. Wit...

75 Years Ago: U.S. Coast Guard Operations at Okinawa

[By BM1 William A. Bleyer, U.S. Coast Guard] In late March 1945, nearly 1,300 ships of the Allied forces of America, Great Brit...

100 Years Ago: The Dawn of U.S. Coast Guard Aviation

[By John Moseley and William Thiesen] The Naval Appropriation Act of 1916 provided the authorization, but not the funding,...

75 Years Ago: The Assault on Iwo Jima

[By Dr. Robert M. Browning, U.S. Coast Guard (ret'd)] "The American flag was raised on top of Mt. Suribachi. Many a li...

USCG Launches Enforcement Action for ATB Tug Off Port Arthur

The Coast Guard is pursuing enforcement action against Bouchard Transportation Company after the shipping company failed to comply...

USCG Orders Three Tug and Barge Units Removed from New York Harbor

The Coast Guard Captain of the Port of New York and New Jersey has issued an order to Bouchard Transportation Company requiring th...

William Chadwick and the Fight to Save the Crew of the George Taulane

[By Cmdr. Timothy R. Dring, U.S. Navy Reserve (ret'd)] As it has for other enlisted heroes, the United States Coast Guard w...

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