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From the deck plate of the Bertholf: Alaska Patrol

As the newest Coast Guard cutters, every mission undertaken by a national security cutter is an opportunity to showcase its capabilities that will transform the way the service performs its missions in the 21st century. Last week, Coast Guard Compass […]


itCG-Guardian resuscitates diver, another boat fire, suspect vessel detained, airshow

Sunday, a Guardian on duty at Coast Guard Station Monterey in California, performed CPR and resuscitated a diver who was pulled from the water unconscious and not breathing. The woman was transferred to EMS and reportedly in stable condition. Story […]


itCG-Hudson River boardings, vessel fires, fish barrier

The Coast Guard is stepping up its boardings of boats heading south on the Hudson River. The random stops are part of the Department of Homeland Security’s “small vessel security strategy” aimed at increasing inspections of small vessels that travel […]


Vessel Boarding Security Team

Every wonder what happens during a Coast Guard boarding of a vessel before it enters a U.S. port? Click here to watch a video about a Vessel Boarding Security (VBS) team from Sector Delaware Bay in Philadelphia. For more information […]


Guardians of the Week – Coast Guard Station Wachapreague

This week, the Guardians of the Week come to us from the Sector Hampton Roads area of responsibility. We are honoring the members of the Coast Guard small boat Station Wachapreague for their dedication to duty during Operation Dry Water. […]