Western Hemisphere Strategy in action: Helping Haiti rebuild 5 years later

Five years later, Haiti still has many challenges, but the U.S. Coast Guard continues to help the country move forward. The recently signed Western Hemisphere Strategy has once again put Haiti in the forefront and made the country a top priority.


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Remembering 9/11: A decade later

The following blog was posted by Cmdr. Glynn Smith on behalf of Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp. This post from Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp leads a series of posts that highlight the Coast Guard response on Sept. […]


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People’s Choice – Photo Contest, Round 3

We are entering week three of the People’s Choice award for this year’s Coast Guard Photo Contest. Every Monday, we are unveiling another batch of photos as we count down the top 40 of the more than 600 photos submitted. […]


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Coast Guard seizes $80 million in cocaine

The CGC Forward and CGC Tahoma crews are making headlines again! After a valiant response immediately following the devastating earthquake earlier this year in Haiti, the crews continue to demonstrate their dedication to duty. On August 3, CGC Forward interdicted and […]


Video: Crew of CGC Tahoma discuss Haiti mission

You may recall reading quite a bit about the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma during the response to the devastating earthquake that struck Haiti back in January. Now you can watch a video recounting the crew’s experiences in […]


Tahoma crew recounts Haiti mission

Click here for a Seacoastonline story featuring interviews with the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma on their deployment to Haiti in response to the devastating earthquake of January 12, 2010. To read more on the Coast Guard response to the […]


Guardians Report In from Haiti

HS3 Elias Gomez Two video interviews just came in from a Guardian who reflects upon his time spent in Port-au-Prince during the first few days after the devastating earthquake. Petty Officer 2nd Class (HS2) Elias Gomez is a health service […]


Guardians in Action – Multiple Units Coordinate Medevac

Today, during a live interview with CNN (see video above), Guardians discussed ongoing Haiti response efforts and highlighted a miraculous rescue that took place two days ago in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. “We had just dropped off two other patients on the […]


Coast Guard in Action: Guardians of CGC Tahoma

Over the past week, we have brought you the stories of Guardians responding to the Haiti earthquake. Today, we bring you a simple quote from the commanding officer of the Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma along with Coast Guard images highlighting […]


Guardians Report In from Haiti

As relief operations continue in the wake of the Haiti earthquake, Guardians have gotten more than a bit of recognition for the great work they have done as the first responders to this crisis and, now, in support of United […]


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