Launch of Coast Guard Reserve Twitter account

Are you a member of the Coast Guard Reserve? Have you been looking for a way to stay up-to-date on crucial updates? If so, the solution is here. Coast Guard Reserve Personnel Management, RPM, has partnered with the Office of Reserve Affairs, CG-131, in the establishment of a Twitter account that will provide up-to-the-minute information to reservists.

itCG-CGC Dependable and crew honored, fishermen rescued, search for cruise ship passenger

Yesterday, Coast Guard Cutter Dependable and crew were honored for their achievements during a recent 52-day patrol in the eastern Caribbean where they recovered drugs, seized vessels and detained individuals suspected of drug trafficking. In a time-honored tradition, five decals […]

itCG-two medevacs in one night, CGC Bear returns to port, communication is the key

One Coast Guard Air Station Sitka helicopter crew flew more than 560 miles in one night while performing back-to-back medical evacuations in southeast Alaska. Two calls for help came in at about the same time on Saturday evening and, after […]

itCG-stranded rafters rescued, properly using a marine radio, Coast Guard Art Program makes YouTube

Coast Guard helped to find three rafters who were stranded in a remote national park in Alaska after their gear got washed away. Thankfully, they carried a personal locator beacon and used it to call for help. Story here This […]

itCG-rescue videos, cellular correlation, river swimming incident

Guardians posted new video in the Visual Information Gallery over the weekend of a few Coast Guard helicopter hoists and transfers. Check out video from a the rescue of the French kayaker in the Bering Sea, Alaska or the fisherman […]

Interagency Coordination and the Sector Command Center-Joint

The importance of effective communication between various agencies in the government cannot be overstated in the post-9/11 world. The Coast Guard and its partners go a long way in creating an integrated communication system that reinforces the concept of information sharing. […]