CGC Edisto

‘Lucky Eddie’ gets a new lease on life

Dismantling, removing and replacing a cutter’s main diesel engine is a job requiring teamwork, logistical coordination and planning under the best of circumstances. Replacing both engines at once doubles the complexity. Doing an unscheduled dual engine swap is a unique challenge the crew of U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Edisto and engineers from Sector San Diego recently tackled.


Top 10 Videos 2011

2011 Video of the Year: Day 10

Thirteen miles northeast of the Big Island, Hawaii, a pilot makes a crash landing into the ocean and a Coast Guard aircrew is there to rescue him. More than 4,000 miles away, a Coast Guard boatcrew interdicts a cocaine-laden drug […]


An F/A-18D Hornet jet

Coast Guard rescues Marine Corps aviators

UPDATE: The top picture was changed to an image of an F-18/D. When the Coast Guard was notified at 10:15 p.m. last night that the U.S. Marine Corps lost communication with one of its F/A-18 Hornet jets approximately 85 miles southwest of […]


itCG – bracing for Ida, 2 rescued from oil rig, cruise ship medevac, Veterans Day

YouTube DoDLive As the southeast braces for Tropical Storm Ida, the Coast Guard has closed ports from Mississippi to Florida. By establishing Port Condition Zulu, Guardians have closed ports to all vessel traffic and have begun positioning personnel aircraft and […]