Your Coast Guard in 2011 – Heartland

The U.S. Coast Guard lived up to its motto of being “Always Ready” in 2011 – from interdicting the first drug sub in Caribbean waters to providing humanitarian relief to a drought-stricken island nation, Coast Guard crews had a remarkable […]


Flood of 1937

The Great Ohio, Mississippi River Valley Flood of 1937

Written by Christopher Havern, Coast Guard Historian’s Office. A period of heavy rainfall and melting snow this spring saw the Ohio and Mississippi rivers exceed record flood levels. The rivers’ waters rose so high that the U.S. Army Corps of […]


Flood response

Coast Guard, Army Corps of Engineers continue flood response

As communities along the Mississippi River system continue to be impacted by record high waters, Coast Guard men and women are deployed in support of Federal, state and local agencies throughout the Midwest while the South remains on alert as […]


Red River floods

Coast Guard joins Red River flood response

With contributions from Chief Warrant Officer Lionel Bryant and Petty Officer 3rd Class Richard Brahm Coast Guard personnel, airboats and aircraft continue to assist in a multi-agency response to heavy flooding that started last week along the Red River in […]