Week in the life of the Coast Guard 2015: Monday

For the past 225 years the Coast Guard has safeguarded our nation’s maritime interests, providing a 24/7 presence along America’s rivers, ports, coastline and on the high seas. But while the Coast Guard’s presence and impact is regional, national and international, our operations are often out of sight.


Several crewmembers of Coast Guard Cutter Bristol Bay pose with Bella the Great Dane, shortly before she is handed over to the St. Clair County Animal Society, March 17, 2011. She was returned to her owners in Sarnia, Ontario later that afternoon. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Adam Leggett.

Big dog in big trouble: Great Dane rescued from frozen Lake Huron

Written by Ens. Phil Constantino, Coast Guard Cutter Bristol Bay. Coast Guard men and women train tirelessly every day to be ready for any situation that could be handed to them. Sometimes they face intense trials. Other times, they deal […]


Photos: Crashed helicopter recovered

Salvage divers with the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Bristol Bay have recovered the Air Station Detroit HH-65C helicopter that crashed into Lake Huron last Friday. The service is looking into the circumstances of the crash but it’s plain to […]


UPDATED: CG helicopter crashes into Lake Huron. No injuries reported.

A Coast Guard rescue helicopter from Air Station Detroit crashed into southern Lake Huron last night during a training evolution. All three aviators aboard the aircraft escaped without injuries and were rescued by a boat crew from Station Port Huron […]