The over 56,000 members of the Coast Guard operate a multi-mission, interoperable fleet of 243 Cutters, 201 fixed and rotary-wing aircraft, and over 1,600 boats. On Thursdays during the month of February, our members not only carried out operations, but also conducted critical maintenance and other support services like providing crews nutritious meals. Check out these “Week in the Life” images!
The second video finalist features a familiarity flight for some very special shipmates. Various law enforcement agencies from around the San Francisco Bay area met on Coast Guard Island in Alameda, Calif., to take part in a canine helicopter familiarity training, May 24.