Today, United States Coast Guard men and women are standing the watch around the world in service to our Nation. Our efforts and mission success depend on reliable and predictable funding.
In 2014, 205 people in the U.S. were saved because of EPIRBs. Eighty-three of them were rescued at sea in 28 separate incidents. Twenty-one of them were aboard Betty C.
Not a second too late, Coast Guard crews attempt to pull two young men from the water before drowning in our final video nominee!
After 32 years of service to our Nation, the Coast Guard bids fair winds to the service’s only jet, the Falcon, in the third video of our top 10 competition.
What does a big wave do to a big ship? Watch to find out! We’re kicking off the Top 10 video competition with a rescue at sea 200 miles south of Kodiak, Alaska from the 587-foot cargo vessel Copacabana.
We are pleased to announce the 2014 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 2014!
For more than a decade, the U.S. military has employed unmanned aircraft systems, or UAS, to patrol the skies over targets and areas of interest, providing critical surveillance capabilities without putting pilots and crew in harm’s way. With the recent demonstration of hand-launched UAS on board a Sector Miami Fast Response Cutter, the Coast Guard is continuing its evaluation of UAS capabilities and potential incorporation into future cutter operations.
The New Zealand doctor said it was like “angels in the sky with American accents had landed.”
“His efforts to build each case improved safety on the water to support successful prosecution,” said Petty Officer 1st Class Phillip Null, the operations petty officer at Coast Guard Station Marblehead.
A hero doesn’t always wear a cape and save the day. Some heroes simply dedicate their lives to their jobs and answer the call to put another’s safety and well being before their own. They make a conscious choice to think of others first and when tested, bravely and selflessly arise to the occasion. These actions are what make a hero.