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

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

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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 […]

Remembering Pearl Harbor

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

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Seventy-five years ago this week, Japan surprised the world with a sneak attack on Pearl Harbor DoD Video: The Coast Guard and the Japanese Attack – 7 December 1941 by Robert M. Browning, Jr. On the quiet Sunday morning of 7 December 1941, an initial attack force of 183 Japanese naval aircraft attacked ninety-four ships […]

Honor Our Veterans

Friday, November 11, 2016

New York- Members from U.S. Coast Guard Sector New York march up Manhattan's Fifth Ave. during the Annual New York City Veterans Day Parade, Nov. 11, 2010.

U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Seth Johnson

Today we honor those who have worn the uniform in service to our country as we commemorate Veterans Day. Coast Guard units across the nation will hold events to honor living veterans as well as remember those who have crossed the bar. Whether it is visiting a local hospital or running a 5k to support wounded […]

Traditions of the United States Coast Guard

Monday, November 7, 2016

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The Coast Guard Standard The origins of the Coast Guard standard are very obscure. It may have evolved from an early jack. At least one contemporary painting supports this theory. In this 1840 painting pictured above, the Revenue cutter Alexander Hamilton flies a flag very similar to today’s Coast Guard standard as a jack. This […]

Fall Boating Safety Guidelines

Friday, September 16, 2016

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Next week marks the beginning of fall. Remember to review fall boating safety guidelines.  As we head into the fall boating season, closer attention to cold weather boating safety guidelines is a must. With the cooler weather comes colder waters! When the weather changes so should the type of lifejackets boaters use such as a flotation coat […]

Coast Guard Commandant Admiral Paul Zukunft – NACON 2016

Thursday, September 1, 2016

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“Shared my gratitude for the volunteer service of our U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary at the National Auxiliary Convention this past weekend. The Auxiliary deploys overseas, are underway, in the air, in the classroom and on the docks. The Coast Guard could not do all that we do without our Coast Guard Auxiliary.” – United States […]

NACON Opening Ceremonies 2016

Monday, August 29, 2016

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Phoenix – On Friday, 26 August,  the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla  114-10-07 Honor Guard Unit performed at the opening ceremonies for NACON.  Coast Guard Auxiliary photo by June Esparza.

S.S. Atlantus Sticking Out the Delaware Bay

Friday, August 19, 2016

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While on patrol off Sunset Beach, Cape May flotilla (5NR) crew member Ralph Hill observes the remains of the S.S. Atlantus sticking out the Delaware Bay. The ship is the most famous of a dozen experimental ships made of concrete that were built during and after World War I. It has been slowly receding into […]

United States Coast Guard Auxiliary Picture of the Week 8/12/16

Friday, August 12, 2016

Phoenix, Arizona - On Sunday, 01 May, the USCG Auxiliary
Flotilla 114-10-07 Honor Guard Unit performed at the MLB Arizona
Diamondbacks baseball game to Presenting the Colors in front of
the over 30,000 stadium attendees and to those who were
watching national broadcasted TV.    Coast Guard
Auxiliary photo by:   Doug Houle

Happy 226th Birthday to The United States Coast Guard

Thursday, August 4, 2016

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As the Coast Guard celebrates 226 years of proudly serving America on Aug. 4, we will highlight our long history of ensuring national security throughout the entire month of August. This blog is part one of our history series which will be featured every Monday in August. Join the celebration on social media by using […]

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