Petty Officer 1st Class Seth Carrington uses a thermal imager to detect heat sources while Petty Officer 3rd Class Donald Delach mans a fire hose during firefighting training aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Healy while underway near Kodiak, Alaska, Aug. 28, 2014. Crew members aboard Coast Guard vessels train regularly to mitigate a variety of potential shipboard emergencies, including fire and flooding. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Shawn Eggert.

Week in the life of the Coast Guard 2014: Weekend

This Weekend is the final post for the Week in the life of the Coast Guard 2014 series. We hope you enjoyed seeing and reading about your Coast Guard in action, as well as a typical week for us. What did you learn about the Coast Guard this week? What would like to know more about? You may contact us through Facebook or email us as well. We appreciate it!


Guardian of the Week – Lt. David Shook

It was a dark and stormy night, well, it would’ve been in a few hours. A group of 10 researchers were stranded on a tiny speck in the middle of the Pacific as Hurricane Neki bore down on their tiny […]


itCG – Fallen Guardians honored, ADM Allen testifies, runaway vessel, medevac rescue

Thousands are using the Internet to honor the seven fallen Guardians lost this past weekend. A Facebook tribute page to the crew of “Rescue 1705” has in excess of 5,650 members. Meanwhile, thousands more have replaced their Facebook profile pictures […]


Photos and background of fallen CG1705 crewmembers

Click here to read a media advisory with photos and background information, released by Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento, on the seven crew members from the CG1705, the Coast Guard C-130 airplane that was involved in a collision with a […]


In the Coast Guard

About “In the Coast Guard” : There are a lot of things that go on in the Coast Guard every day, the plan is to bring you bits and pieces of things to try and give some insight to the […]