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The Coast Guard belatedly celebrated its birthday with a record amount of drugs
$1.4 billion in cocaine and marijuana, to be precise.
We salute the aircrew that rescued a man from a bear attack in a real-life version of ‘The Revenant’
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What it’s like to rescue someone at sea from a Coast Guard helicopter
Incidents tend to rise in the summer. Our friends at Popular Science flew in a big MH-60T chopper and watched dramatic practice scenarios unfold first-hand.
In other news, the Coast Guard has recovered a stolen tiki hut boat
“Don’t drink and boat!”
Every US military branch is about to get its hands on the Army’s new sidearm of choice
It's official: the era of the Modular Handgun System is upon us
The Coast Guard is officially going Glock
The Coast Guard plans on purchasing Glock 19 Gen5 MOS through an existing contract with the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol, Glock announced on Tuesday
Illegal fishing is a national security threat, Coast Guard commandant says
Fishing fleets that haul in huge catches, sometimes illegally, from around the world are a security challenge that has already caused armed encounters, senior U.S. military officials said this month
When COVID-19 sidelined 18 members of a Coast Guard cutter crew, cadets stepped in
When 18 crew members on the Coast Guard cutter Munro were sidelined by the coronavirus just before the ship was due to leave on deployment several months ago, the ship’s...
The Coast Guard has launched ‘Operation Bubba Gump.’ No, seriously
When America's intrepid Coasties aren't spending their days leaping aboard rogue narco-subs and opening fire on friggin' sharks, they're often saddled with more mundane tasks — among them, Operation Bubba...
Coast Guard Cutter Munro crew interdicts suspected drug smuggling vessel
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Munro (WMSL 755) crew members board a self-propelled semi-submersible suspected drug smuggling vessel (SPSS) June 18, 2019, while operating in international waters of the Eastern Pacific...
We salute the badass Coastie who opened fire on a friggin’ shark that crashed his crew’s swim call
A group of lucky Coasties avoided starring in an impromptu remake of 'Jaws' thanks to the quick trigger finger of a fellow crewmate on Wednesday
A fire has hobbled one of the Coast Guard’s only functioning icebreakers
U.S. Coast Guard icebreaker Healy suffered a fire in one of its main propulsion motors as it left Seward, Alaska, Aug. 18 for an extended deployment to the Arctic
It’s the dog days of summer, so here are some adorable photos of Coast Guard dogs Thor and Loki
“Thor and Loki primarily focused on just splashing around and retrieving the ring … but hey … who could blame them?”
Meet the Coast Guard Helicopter Interdiction Tactical Squadron
Members from the Coast Guard Helicopter Interdiction Tactical Squadron train for counter-narcotic operations in Jacksonville, Florida, August 7, 2020. HITRON is the nation’s first, and most successful airborne law enforcement...
The Navy is putting ‘the proper equipment’ back on its ships to operate in harsh Arctic conditions
After decades focused on other regions, the Navy has been increasing its presence in the Arctic as it grows more accessible to economic activity and, in turn, to broader strategic...
She was a pioneering Coast Guard rescue swimmer. A tsunami of sexual harassment followed
Coast Guard veteran Sara Faulkner says she endured groping, licking, butt smacking, leering and crude sexual innuendos meant to humiliate her in front of colleagues
Believe it or not, writing ‘SOS’ in the sand when you’re marooned on an island actually works
After a group of mariners became stranded on a deserted island in Micronesia, they scrawled out a gigantic "SOS" in the sand and hoped for the best. As it turns...
Coast Guard bans Confederate flag from its installations
The Coast Guard has banned the display of the Confederate flag from its installations, including workplaces and barracks
Congress to convene hearing on handling of race-based allegations at the Coast Guard Academy
The heads of the two committees convening the July 16 hearing said the commandant of the Coast Guard, Rear Arm. Karl Schultz, has refused to testify
Beloved Coast Guard dog Onyx passes away after 13.5 years of being a very good girl
'Onyx’s diligence, perseverance and devotion to duty are in keeping with the highest traditions of the United States Coast Guard.'
These stick figure comics will change how you see the Coast Guard
“People in the Coast Guard feel like they didn’t serve, and I don’t want people to not seek treatment because of that.”
Michigan man threatened to ram Coast Guard gate to steal helicopter, police say
Police alleged he threatened to shoot central dispatchers and then drove nearly 50 miles to threaten staff at a U.S. Coast Guard station