Heading south for the winter

Heading south for the winter: The ultimate Polar plunge

Only a small fraction of the world’s population will ever have the opportunity to visit one of the most remote places on earth. Of that small group, an even smaller contingent actually performs their duties below the frozen surface in support of science that has the potential to benefit the entire planet.

Dive Lockers, video of the year competition. U.S. Coast Guard image.

2013 Videos of the Year: Dive Lockers

Our video of the year nominee today showcases new equipment for Coast Guard divers, which allows them to remain underwater longer and work in harsher conditions. The 2013 Videos of the Year began Dec. 22, with voting open through Jan. […]


Protecting the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary

Beneath the blue waters of the Florida Keys, the continental United States’ only living-coral barrier reef stretches for miles. The reef and surrounding waters generate more than $2.3 billion annually for the local economy, create more than 33,000 ocean jobs throughout the Florida Keys and support fisheries that feeds millions. Across this economically important area, the Coast Guard maintains 450 buoys, markers and aids to navigation that safely guides water traffic through the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary.

Coast Guard Regional Dive Locker East

Post Written by Petty Officer Second Class Amir Lawal Coast Guard Dive Locker?? You may be wondering why the Coast Guard has a dive locker or maybe even what it is. Well let me tell you, it’s just about one […]