The TOP SECRET story of Coast Guard code breaking

From its beginning as the Revenue Cutter Service in 1790, the Coast Guard’s unique authorities and organizational culture of adaptability have allowed it to make great contributions to intelligence and to important military successes in our nation’s history.


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The Long Blue Line: Hurricane Hero, Founder of USCG Intelligence

In studying the historical record of by-gone days, scholars often come across men and women whose deeds are long forgotten by the nation they once served. Such is the case of Charles S. Root, one of the bravest and most accomplished engineering officers in Coast Guard history, who distinguished himself early in his career as a heroic lifesaver.


Coast Guard commemorates first decade in the national intelligence community

Written by Lisa Novak, Coast Guard Public Affairs. How long does it take to get to a 10-year anniversary? About 221 years. December marks the Coast Guard’s 10th anniversary of its entrance into the national intelligence community, although many had […]