itCG – lost hunter located, emergency drill in Boston, Congress to recognize Rescue 1705

Guardians assisted in the search for a lost Michigan hunter yesterday. A helicopter deployed from Air Station Traverse City quickly located the hunter Monday morning after he was reported missing from camp overnight. Hunters are reminded to keep rapidly changing […]

itCG – Veterans Day wrap-up, missing fisherman, Jarvis homecoming, Rescue 1705 memorial online

From President Obama‘s address at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier to Commandant Allen and Secretary Napolitano‘s tribute on Coast Guard Hill, America honored the veterans of all military services yesterday. Click here for video of the Coast Guard Veteran’s […]

Photo Essay: Memorial Service for Rescue 1705

Fallen Guardians honored at sea

[youtube 3BKd2Un7N_Y] On Wednesday, the Coast Guard held a traditional wreath laying ceremony for Guardians lost at sea in honor of the crew of Rescue 1705. (Coast Guard photos and video)

itCG – watch 1705 memorial, school ferry BUI, tactical training, hazardous duty

[youtube _rQyJdMpd5I] Video of CGC Valiant offloading five tons of cocaine seized during a 30-day patrol in the Caribbean Sea. (Coast Guard video by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nick Ameen.) Click here to read more. Later today, Air Station Sacramento […]

itCG – Rescue 1705 memorial, 5-ton drug bust, major river closed, winter coat drive

Air Station Sacramento will host a memorial to the Guardians of Rescue 1705 tomorrow. The ceremony will be closed to the public as senior Coast Guard leaders, family members and colleagues remember the seven crew members, but will be streamed […]

itCG – Fallen Guardians honored, ADM Allen testifies, runaway vessel, medevac rescue

Thousands are using the Internet to honor the seven fallen Guardians lost this past weekend. A Facebook tribute page to the crew of “Rescue 1705” has in excess of 5,650 members. Meanwhile, thousands more have replaced their Facebook profile pictures […]