Coastie for a day, hero forever

Written by Petty Officer 3rd Class Stephen Lehmann. They’ve served with distinction since 1790. Today, they are responsible for 11 missions that keep America and its waterways safe and secure. U.S. Coast Guard crewmembers have served their country with honor, […]

Coast Guard trains with the A-Team

Written by Petty Officer 2nd Class Bill Colclough, 8th Coast Guard District Public Affairs. A group of Coast Guardsmen recently had the opportunity to train with the A-Team. That’s right, the A-Team. No television show or video game here. Just […]

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Coast Guard gives endangered sea turtles lift home

This past weekend, 20 Kemp’s Ridley sea turtles got a lift home with the help of a dedicated team of scientists and Coast Guardsmen. “After a few months of record sea turtle strandings in Massachusetts and countless hours caring for […]

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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. […]

ADM Papp updates from the Gulf of Mexico

Yesterday, Admiral Bob Papp, Commandant of the Coast Guard, spent the first of what will be three days touring Coast Guard operations in support of the Deepwater Horizon Response. It was a busy day of fly-overs, meeting with Coasties and […]