U.S. Coast Guard News

The Cutter Daphne and the “North Atlantic Vegetable War”

[By Cmdr. William A. McKinstry, United States Coast Guard] As the crew of the Ganeff [sic] told it, they were anchored on...

Class of 1980: 40 Years of Women at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy

[Cmdr. Kathy A. Hamblett, United States Coast Guard retired] Framed as heroes, we are often labeled as courageous by others. To...

Photos: The USCG in the Persian Gulf War and the Origins of the PSU

[By Capt. John R. Olson, United States Coast Guard Reserve (retired)] Beginning in 1982, the United States Coast Guard assigned...

Veterans Day: Coast Guard Heroes of the Normandy Landings

[By BM1 William A. Bleyer] “We were sitting ducks and the Germans clearly had us in their sights.“ - Steward&r...

Canines in the Service of Maritime Security

[By MLE2 Anthony M. Ross, USCG] The United States Coast Guard has a long history of military working animals. During the early...

52-Year-Old Coast Guard Cutter Seizes $67M in Cocaine

On Sunday, the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast returned home from a 57-day counter-narcotics patrol to the Eastern P...

USCG Patrol Deters Illegal Fishing in the North Pacific

The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Douglas Munro has completed a two-month patrol covering 12,500 miles throughout the North Pacific on a...

Rescue Swimmer's Fight for Survivors and Survival in the Bering Sea

[Editor’s note: This article by PA1 Kurt Fredrickson originally appeared in a 2007 issue of Coast Guard Magazine. It has bee...

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...

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