U.S. Coast Guard News

Sharing the Memory of 9/11 With a New Generation

[By Kara Noto, MyCG] The events of Sept. 11 and the Coast Guard’s role as a first responder in New York Harbor are memori...

How 80 Coastguardsmen Saved Unalaska From the Spanish Flu Pandemic

[By BM1 William A. Bleyer, United States Coast Guard] "Occasion sometimes arise . . . in which the officers and crews...

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...

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