C-130 departs for Irene

Coast Guard response to Hurricane Irene

As the season’s first Atlantic hurricane, Irene’s high winds and heavy rains downed trees, took out power lines and flooded inland communities leaving millions of Americans impacted. In the end, as the storm travelled along more than 1,000 miles of […]


Guardian of the Week – BM1 Tim Burns

Coast Guard coxswains, the service’s small boat drivers, have a long and proud history.  From the Persian Gulf to Pea Island, from Normandy to Nantucket, coxswains have answered the call.  Our Guardian of the Week was awarded the Cmdr. Ray […]