Auxiliarists Volunteer at the Academy Museum

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

(Republished from the 2013 Navigator) Plan a visit and discover gold in Southeastern Connecticut. There’s gold to be discovered in Southeastern Connecticut and it’s at the USCG Academy in New London. Located within the historic campus of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy the Museum explores the history of the Coast Guard and its many missions […]

CDR Bruce Melnick made his 2nd space flight on May 7, 1992

Thursday, May 11, 2017

U.S. Coast Guard‏Verified account @USCG May 7 @NASA astronaut & #USCG CDR Bruce Melnick made his 2nd space flight #OTD in 1992. By this point he had logged more than 300 hours in space.  

Test Your Flag IQ

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

True or False? True or False? Test your knowledge about the American flag. Follow us this week, to learn about the Coast Guard Base Alameda Color Guard and how to fold a flag properly. Posted by U.S. Coast Guard Pacific Southwest on Monday, May 1, 2017

Take Action on Earth Day and Every Day!

Saturday, April 22, 2017

A reprint of the Coast Guard Live Blog: Since 1970, Earth Day has been a day dedicated to educating everyone on responsible environmental management and supporting ways that make the planet healthier and more sustainable. It’s a chance to think about how our actions impact our environment. Individuals and organizations celebrate Earth Day in a variety of […]

Daylight Savings begins

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Don’t forget to turn your clocks ahead 1 hour at bedtime Saturday, March 11th or by 2 am Sunday, March 12th. It is a great time to: try on your life jacket or buy one that fits check your batteries in the smoke detectors renew your fishing, boating, and hunting licenses restock first-aid kits take […]

Viven Crea – aviator, leader and trailblazer for USCG

Sunday, March 5, 2017

The Long Blue Line: Vivien Crea—aviator, leader and trailblazer for women in the military http://coastguard.dodlive.mil/2017/03/the-long-blue-line-vivien-crea/

The Birth of the Coast Guard Racing Stripe.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

It was October 19, 1956. The USCG Cutter Pontchartrain received a call from a distressed passenger aircraft en route from Hawaii to California. The Pan American Clipper had lost an engine and was about to lose another one. The aircraft could not make land. The Pontchartrain was on ocean station1 and had the time to […]

Martin Luther King Jr. – Service

Monday, January 16, 2017

The Martin Luther King Jr. Federal holiday commemorates the birthday of an extraordinary American who is remembered as a world renowned leader and advocate for nonviolent activism in the civil rights movement. Since 1986, this holiday has been observed on the third Monday of January, around the time of his birthday, January 15. On August […]

On this day, Jan 3rd, 2014

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

On this day, Jan 3rd, 2014 – CGC Polar Star received a request from the Australian Maritime Safety Authority on 3 January 2014 to assist the Russian-flagged Akademik Shokalskiy and Chinese-flagged Xue Long, reportedly ice-bound in the Antarctic. The Russian and Chinese governments also requested assistance from the United States. After resupplying in Sydney, Polar […]

2016 Video of the Year: Off duty rescue at sea: Helping our honu

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

We are pleased to announce the 2016 nominees for Coast Guard Video of the Year. We’ve selected the top 10 videos, the best of the best, as this year’s nominees. Now, we need your help in deciding the top Coast Guard video for 2016! Posted by PA2 Diana Honings, Monday, December 26, 2016 http://coastguard.dodlive.mil/ The sixth […]

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