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Week in the life of the Coast Guard: Thursday

We’re more than half way through the week and there are still tons of Coast Guard missions to share! Check out what happened on Thursday in a week in the life of the Coast Guard. From July 30 to August 5, Coast Guard men and women captured a week in the life of the Coast Guard to highlight the missions we perform on a daily basis. From a port security unit on a morning patrol off the coast of Kuwait to flight operations off the coast of Seattle, you’ll get a glimpse of just how much the Coast Guard does.


Top 10 Videos 2011

2011 Video of the Year: Day 1

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 […]


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.


The art of a cliff rescue

With contributions from Petty Officer 3rd Class Nate Littlejohn. The rocky cliffs and jagged terrain that makes up the Pacific Northwest’s coastline provides a variety of unique missions and challenges for rescue teams.  Crews here perform rescues not only on […]


AST3 Christopher Austin

Guardian of the Week – AST3 Christopher Austin

With contributions from PA3 Kelly Parker. The Coast Guard trains its people to be Always Ready and that training is never more important than on your first search and rescue case. On Petty Officer 3rd Class Christopher Austin’s first duty […]


Announcing the 2009 Coast Guard Video of the Year Winners

Results are in! The winners of the first annual Coast Guard Video of the Year Award are… Drum roll please….. First Place With an average rating of 4.64 (out of a possible 5) stars, Coast Guard Cutter Sailfish wins first […]


Day 9: Coast Guard Video of the Year

Welcome to day nine of voting for Coast Guard Video of the Year! Two weeks ago, we offered you a sampling of the top 11 Coast Guard videos of 2009. Now, it is time for you to vote on your favorites […]


Day 7: Coast Guard Video of the Year

Welcome to day seven of voting for Coast Guard Video of the Year! A little over a week ago, we offered you a sampling of the top 11 Coast Guard videos of 2009. Now, it is time for you to […]


Day 5: Coast Guard Video of the Year

Merry Christmas and welcome to day five of voting for Coast Guard Video of the Year! Last week we offered you a sampling of the top 11 Coast Guard videos of 2009. Now, it is time for you to vote […]


Voting begins for Coast Guard Video of the Year

The voting is now officially underway for Coast Guard Video of the Year! Last week we offered you a sampling of the top 11 Coast Guard videos of 2009. Now, it is time for you to vote on your favorites […]