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President Obama wishes Coast Guard happy birthday

Today is a special day for our nation. As the Coast Guard celebrates its birthday, so does the President of the United States, Barack Obama. The President honored the Coast Guard men and women stationed across the Gulf Coast, the […]

Commandant’s Coast Guard Day Message

Shipmates, today, as it is our custom, we celebrate on the 4th day of August, the anniversary of the establishment of our Service. The creation of the Revenue Cutter Service closely followed the birth of our Nation. Two hundred and twenty years ago today, or only fourteen years after the date of the Declaration of Independence, President George Washington signed an act of the First Congress providing for the creation of the Revenue Cutter Service.