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Week in the life of the Coast Guard: Weekend

The weekend is here as we showcase Coast Guard missions in a week in the life of the Coast Guard. Check out these photos to see everything from small boat operations in Ketchikan, Alaska, to servicemembers commemorating 222 years of America’s 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. Stay with us throughout the week as we share a day-by-day snapshot of life in the Coast Guard.


April Fool’s Day is full speed ahead aboard Bertholf

Two injured sailors involved in an around-the-world race were rescued from their storm-damaged yacht by Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf, one of the Coast Guard’s newest assets, approximately 250 miles offshore. The successful rescue of the two sailors followed two days […]


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 […]


(UPDATED) itCG – search for navy plane, tanker aground, pirates on Lake Erie, sailors rescued

Guardians are searching for a missing Navy plane and its crew off the coast of Texas. Air Station Corpus Christi has deployed a helicopter and jet while Stations Port Aransas and Port O’Connor have dispatched small boats to conduct a […]