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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...

A Hawaiian Cutterman

As often happens on January nights, bands of light rain swept over Honolulu Harbor, and the silhouette of the Coast Guard Cutter W...

Buffalo’s “White Hurricane” and the Final Hours of Light Vessel 82

[By Lt. j.g. Daniel C. Banke] Goodbye Nellie. Ship is breaking up fast. Williams. -Capt. Hugh Williams, hatch cover of Lig...

The USCG in Maritime Warfare: A Junior Officer's Perspective

[By Chief Petty Officer Sara Muir] “Conn, Nav Eval, recommend you come to course 120°.” “Roger. N...

The Coast Guard Women Who Kept LORAN Running in WWII

[By Donna Vojvodich and Senior Chief Petty Officer Tina Claflin (USCG, ret'd.)] During World War II, the Coast Guard e...

Warren Gill, Oregon’s Forgotten Navy Cross Hero

By U.S. Coast Guard News 12-03-2019 09:58:22

[By C. Douglas Kroll, Ph.D.] Lieutenant (junior grade) Gill, while directing the lowering of small boats from U.S.S. LST 357, w...

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