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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...

USCG Changes Cutter Berthing to Open More Leadership Roles to Women

Published Dec 30, 2021 8:03 PM by U.S. Coast Guard News

Posted in: Government

[By Daniel Henry, U.S. Coast Guard Sector New York] When Chief Petty Officer Ryan Burger was installed as the officer-in-charge...

The 60th Anniversary of the Triumph-Mermaid Tragedy

Published Dec 26, 2021 3:12 PM by U.S. Coast Guard News

Posted in: Tugs & Salvage

[By Daryl C. McClary, United States Coast Guard reserve retired] At approximately 4:15 p.m., on Thursday, Jan. 12, 1961, Coast...

Seaman Dankner and the African-American Role in the WWII Coast Guard

Published Dec 12, 2021 3:06 PM by U.S. Coast Guard News

Posted in: Government

[By Cmdr. William A. McKinstry] When the United States entered World War II, it became clear that for the nation to prevail, it...

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