Powering a greener future

Yesterday Compass shared with you an overview of Coast Guard-wide energy initiatives and how the service is aggressively pursuing energy efficiency and fuel conservation strategies ashore and afloat. Because today is Earth Day, we’re sharing one more story about Coast […]


Another drug sub busted

It’s been months since Compass last brought you a story of a drug sub bust – but the wait is over! Last month a team of Coast Guard crews and the Honduran navy interdicted a a drug smuggling, self-propelled semi-submersible […]


Weapon & ammunition seized In Caribbean waters

Written by 7th Coast Guard District public affairs. Coast Guard crews along with Caribbean Border Interagency Group federal law enforcement authorities seized approximately $190,000, a semi-automatic weapon and approximately 300 rounds of ammunition from inside a vessel, northwest of Puerto […]


Jonathan Rivera

Sean Kingston rescued by off-duty Coast Guardsman

We often hear stories of exceptional acts performed by everyday people. The woman that pulls a passenger from a burning car seconds before it bursts into flames. Or the man who resuscitates an unconscious individual just when you think there […]


Senior Chief Sparks

Women’s Leadership Symposium: Inspired by the past, focused on the future

At the 2011 Women’s Leadership Symposium, the largest gathering of military women in the country, tales of the historic achievements of service women are the norm which makes this event the perfect opportunity to celebrate the accomplishments of two of today’s Coast Guard women and the impact their leadership and mentorship has had on those who have had the privilege of serving with them.


Ocean Sentry delivery

Air Station Miami welcomes the Ocean Sentry

The Coast Guard’s District 7 executes missions in an immense area stretching over 1.8 million square miles. As of this month, Coast Guard aviators have a new aircraft to fly those two million square miles – the HC-144A Ocean Sentry. […]


itCG – 5 rescued from sinking boat, man overboard, tug sinks, Guardian profiled

Guardians rescued five sailors off the coast of North Carolina over the weekend after their sailboat began to take on water. A helicopter from Air Station Elizabeth City and a rescue boat from Station Fort Macon arrived on scene to […]


itCG – Guardian becomes a citizen, capsized boaters rescued, cruise ship assists SAR, scholarship honors Rescue 1363

Guardians rescued two men from a capsized boat six miles off the shore of Fort Lauderdale Sunday afternoon. A small boat from Station Fort Lauderdale and a helicopter from Air Station Miami were deployed to locate the boat when it […]