Your Coast Guard in 2011 – Pacific Northwest

The men and women of the 13th Coast Guard District are the Pacific Northwest’s first responders. Each and every day, more than 4,000 men and women answer the call by demonstrating the highest competence in execution and support of the service’s missions.


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Summer Edition of Coast Guard Magazine now online

Post contributed by Coast Guard Magazine Editor, Chief Petty Officer CC Clayton. The Coast Guard Magazine staff is proud to present a pre-release of our latest issue, available for download online. The Summer Edition of Coast Guard Magazine features unique […]


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Adm. Papp sends letter of condolence to Japan Coast Guard

United States Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp expressed his sympathy for Japanese losses as a result of the recent Tohoku earthquake and tsunami and hands a personal letter to Japan Coast Guard Cmdr. Akira Sambai at Coast Guard Headquarters […]


Master Chief Petty Officer Jim Clemens is interviewed by local media in the aftermath of the tsunami that struck the Pacific coastline of the United States on March 11, 2011. U.S. Coast Guard photo.

Shipmate of the Week: BMCM Jim Clemens

Written by Lt. Cmdr. Clint Prindle, surface operations officer, Group North Bend, Ore. A week ago today, all of America was glued to television sets and hanging on weather radio reports as a tsunami hurtled towards our Pacific Coast. As civilians […]