Never Forget September 11, 2001

Sunday, September 11, 2016

Operation Noble Eagle Documentation Project – Attack on America September 11, 2001 and the U.S. Coast Guard. View the United States Coast Guard historic image gallery on this 14th anniversary, and never forget… Click Here to view.

Coast Guard Commandant Admiral Paul Zukunft – NACON 2016

Thursday, September 1, 2016

“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 […]

Happy 226th Birthday to The United States Coast Guard

Thursday, August 4, 2016

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 […]

Coast Guard Auxiliary Picture of the Week – 7/25/16

Monday, July 25, 2016

HONOLULU. Auxiliarist George Sumner, crew member of District 14’s Utility Boat Medium 31 (UTM) tosses a heaving ball to an Active Duty Coast Guard member on an Active Duty Coast Guard facility outside of Honolulu Harbor. This is part of 2-boat training done on a weekly basis with the Auxiliary and the Active Duty side. […]

This Day in USCG History

Thursday, July 7, 2016

1798-Hostilities began in the Quasi-War with France. The Revenue cutters Pickering, Virginia, Scammel, South Carolina, Governor, Jay, Eagle, General Greene, and Diligence were the first to be placed under Naval orders, comprising about one-third of the U .S. Fleet. 1801-In a cost saving measure the Treasury Department sent circulars to the various Collectors looking toward […]

Coast Guard Auxiliary Celebrates 77 years Of Faithful & Dedicated Service

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Since June 23, 1939, when congress established the U.S. Coast Guard Reserve in an effort to build upon the boating experiences of civilians, Auxiliarists have reached out to their communities and supported the men and women of the Coast Guard. Today the Coast Guard Auxiliary celebrates seventy-seven years of faithful and dedicated service. Auxiliarists have generously […]

Rip Current Tips #Safety

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

A version of this story first appeared at Coast Guard Great Lakes and was written by Petty Officer 3rd Class Christopher Yaw, and reposted by LT Stephanie Young, on the Coast Guard Compass Sunny days, fresh water, sandy beaches; all of these could be used to describe summer on the water. It’s the time of year when […]

On This Day In Coast Guard History: June 6th

Monday, June 6, 2016

On this day, June 6, 1944- Nearly 100 Coast Guard cutters, Coast Guard-manned warships and landing craft participated in the invasion of Nazi-occupied Europe at Normandy, France. The Coast Guard-manned landing craft LCI(L)s-85, 91, 92, and 93 were lost at the Omaha beachhead that day. Sixty cutters sailed in support of the invasion forces as […]

United States Coast Guard Monuments

Monday, May 30, 2016

Today, we remember together… This Memorial Day, we express our gratitude for those who have served our country. Below is a repost that I think members of team Coast Guard will find of great value. As you travel this great country and around the world, please refer to this list to visit and pay your respects to […]

Celebrate Safe Boating Week With 8 Ways To Be Better Prepared On the Water

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

News Release – U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary 5th District Southern Region Contact: Robert A. Sersen, Jr. Email: captainrob@sersen.info Office: (410) 960-9654 The Coast Guard and Coast Guard Auxiliary are celebrating safe boating this week in Virginia, North Carolina and Maryland. Whatever way you play on the water — whether it’s with a kayak, canoe, jet ski, powerboat, sailboat, […]

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