Coast Guard diving is a small community; 60-billeted positions are augmented by only a handful of trainees each year. In addition to rigorous dive training and the maintaining of peak physical fitness, Coast Guard divers are expected to excel in academia, particularly in underwater physics and medicine.

Dive in!

Written by Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael Anderson. Coast Guard divers are a multi-mission force. They’ll move from an inspection and cleaning of a cutter’s hull in one operation to a homeland security dive for the next. And not only […]


Diver puts fins on

Diving into operations

Written by Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael Anderson, Coast Guard Deployable Operations Group. One second, five seconds, 30 seconds, the clock ticks away. Bubbles occasional rise to the surface from under the dozen First Coast Guard District cutters moored at […]


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 […]