225 Years of Service to Nation

225 years of Service to Nation: Migrant interdiction

The Coast Guard began its mission of migrant interdiction on the high-seas in 1794, when the Congress of the United States declared that no American citizen may carry slaves from the U.S. to another nation or between foreign nations. The Coast Guard, through its predecessor the Revenue Cutter Service, was charged with enforcing this law.


ItCG- Coast Guard SAROPS, man accused of smuggling, and wear your lifejacket

The Coast Guard is continuing to aide in the search for the downed Air France flight. An article on the dailypress.com talks about SAROPS, the newest search tool from the Coast Guard and how it is helping. Story here Last […]


ItCG- Ice breakers a priority, a Silver Life Saving medal, repatriated migrants

ItCG (In the Coast Guard) posts are a daily feature in the Coast Guard Compass to cover media reports and blog pieces of interest. Ice breakers are a top priority for the Coast Guard when it comes to our emerging […]


In the Coast Guard- May 31, 2009

The Commandant met with General Dave Petraeus, US Central Command, and Admiral Eric Olsen, US Special Operations Command, this week and posted a bit about it in his blog.Story here In yesterday’s post there was a bit about the 6 […]