U.S. Coast Guard News

Thanksgiving Rescue: How Six Students Saved the Crew of the Calumet

Published Nov 24, 2022 4:20 PM by U.S. Coast Guard News

Posted in: Tugs & Salvage

[By Cmdr. Timothy R. Dring, retired U.S. Naval reserve, U.S. Life-Saving Service Heritage Association] Lawrence Oscar Lawson wa...

The U.S. Coast Guard's Role at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

Published Nov 14, 2022 2:20 PM by U.S. Coast Guard News

Posted in: Government

[By Nora L. Chidlow] On May 27, 1958, the Coast Guard Cutter Ingham quietly escorted the Navy destroyer USS Blandy up the Potom...

Coast Guard Sharpshooters Recognized for Two Hits in One Interdiction

Published Sep 14, 2022 5:47 PM by U.S. Coast Guard News

Posted in: Government

[By Annie Sheehan, USCG Staff Writer] The Coast Guard Helicopter Interdiction Tactical Squadron (HITRON) — the world&rsqu...

Remembering D-Day: CG-16 and the Matchbox Fleet

Published Jun 12, 2022 3:49 PM by U.S. Coast Guard News

Posted in: Tugs & Salvage

[By PO1 Corinne L. Zilnicki, U.S. Coast Guard Historian’s Office] The night of the invasion was unbelievable. T...

Profile: Fletch Burton, a Hero of the D-Day Landings

Published Jun 1, 2022 11:42 PM by U.S. Coast Guard News

Posted in: Tugs & Salvage

[By Theodore L. Bracken] Born in Providence, R.I., on Aug. 19, 1922, Fletcher P. Burton, Jr., also known as “Fletch,&rdqu...

Titanic at 110: The Legacy of the International Ice Patrol

Published May 29, 2022 11:23 PM by U.S. Coast Guard News

Posted in: Tugs & Salvage

[By PO3 Kimberly Reaves] Water stretches as far as the eye can see, and the air is chilled. The ocean’s surface is s...

"The Land Turned to Liquid": The USCG's Response to the Alaska Quake

Published Apr 17, 2022 11:02 PM by U.S. Coast Guard News

Posted in: Government

[By Beth L. Crumley, Assistant Historian, United States Coast Guard] The land turned to liquid. A long slice of the seaward edg...

Miraculous Rescue: Remembering the Alaska Ranger

Published Mar 27, 2022 7:24 PM by U.S. Coast Guard News

Posted in: Tugs & Salvage

[By Petty Officer 1st Class Richard W. Brahm, United States Coast Guard] Mayday, mayday, mayday. United States Coast Guard, thi...

U.S. Coast Guard Academy Set to Graduate its First Cyber Specialists

Published Feb 27, 2022 1:05 PM by U.S. Coast Guard News

Posted in: Government

[By Petty Officer 2nd Class Hunter Medley] To enhance the Coast Guard’s capabilities in the cyber realm and to protect th...

On Annual Inspection Tour, USCG Witnesses Climate Change in Alaska

Published Jan 4, 2022 8:44 PM by U.S. Coast Guard News

Posted in: Government

[By Petty Officer 1st Class Nate Littlejohn] 2021 marked a milestone for the Coast Guard’s Marine Safety Task Force initi...

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