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Shutter Shootout: Sweet 16

The Sweet 16 round of March Madness is here! That means we’ve entered the next round of “Shutter Shootout” – your chance to select the Coast Guard photo of the year.


A unique rescue operation saves two sea turtles

Unique rescue operation saves two sea turtles

Protecting living marine resources is one of the 11 statutory missions of the U.S. Coast Guard. While thinking about Coast Guard rescues, many think about the Coast Guard assiting those in distress, but many forget about the Coast Guard’s committment to rescuing those that also live beneath the water’s surface.


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Women’s History Month: Honoring the legacy of military women

Since the late 1940s women have been serving and defending our nation with great pride, honor and valor. Ida Lewis, keeper of the Lime Rock Light, was credited with saving 18 lives, though it may have been as high as 36. Army Spc. Monica Lin Brown, a healthcare specialist, became the first female during the war in Afghanistan and only the second female since World War II to receive the Silver Star Medal, the United States’ third-highest medal for valor.


Coast Guard Cutter Boutwell crew hosts Guatemalan Navy commandant

In the Zone: U.S. military, partner nations test capabilities in Eastern Pacific

U.S. military, law enforcement agencies and regional partner-nation law enforcement agencies patrol the waters in the Caribbean Sea, Gulf of Mexico and the Eastern Pacific on a year-round basis in an effort to detect, monitor and interdict illicit traffickers.


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Adm. Zukunft testifies before House Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security

Appearing before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security today, Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Paul Zukunft testified on funding investments in Coast Guard men and women, the recapitalization of an aging fleet and the sustainment of front-line operations.


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Shutter Shootout 2015 – Second Round (East/West)

The votes are in as we move on to the second round of tournament play, featuring photos from the East and West divisions in Shutter Shootout, as we get closer to selecting the best Coast Guard photo of the year.


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Shutter Shootout 2015 – Second Round (North/South)

The votes are in as we move on to the second round of tournament play, featuring photos from the North and South divisions in Shutter Shootout, as we get closer to selecting the best Coast Guard photo of the year.


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Shutter Shootout 2015: First Round (West)

We continue the first round of Shutter Shootout 2015 photo contest with our West bracket, which covers the 11th and 14th Coast Guard districts. Starting today, you can vote in the new West bracket at the Coast Guard’s Facebook page by simply clicking “like” on your favorite photos.


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Shutter Shootout 2015: First Round (East)

We continue the first round of Shutter Shootout 2015 photo contest with our East bracket, which covers the 1st and 5th Coast Guard districts. Starting today, you can vote in the new East bracket at the Coast Guard’s Facebook page by simply clicking “like” on your favorite photos.


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Shutter Shootout 2015: First Round (South)

With the first round of Shutter Shootout still underway, today we feature the South region, which covers the 7th and 8th Coast Guard districts…


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