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USCG Carries Out Fisheries Enforcement in the Philippine Sea

Published Feb 28, 2021 8:28 PM by U.S. Coast Guard News

Posted in: Government

 The Coast Guard Cutter Kimball has concluded a successful two week patrol to counter illegal, unreported and unregulated fis...

A Break in the Silence: The Sound of a Winter Arctic Voyage

Published Jan 31, 2021 8:48 PM by U.S. Coast Guard News

Posted in: Government

On a months-long winter mission to project U.S. sovereignty and to conduct scientific research, the Coast Guard cutter Polar Star,...

The Cutter Daphne and the “North Atlantic Vegetable War”

Published Dec 4, 2020 2:00 PM by U.S. Coast Guard News

Posted in: Government

[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

Published Nov 29, 2020 8:13 PM by U.S. Coast Guard News

Posted in: Government

[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

Published Nov 22, 2020 5:22 PM by U.S. Coast Guard News

Posted in: Government

[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

Published Nov 11, 2020 9:55 PM by U.S. Coast Guard News

Posted in: Government

[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

Published Oct 23, 2020 7:25 PM by U.S. Coast Guard News

Posted in: Government

[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

Published Oct 11, 2020 11:32 AM by U.S. Coast Guard News

Posted in: Tugs & Salvage

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

Published Oct 8, 2020 3:08 PM by U.S. Coast Guard News

Posted in: Government

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

Published Sep 27, 2020 1:49 PM by U.S. Coast Guard News

Posted in: Tugs & Salvage

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

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