A new sign recognizing the City of Florence, Ore., as a Coast Guard City welcomes residents and visitors to Florence on Oregon Highway 126 near the Highway 101 junction, Aug. 16, 2017. The sign was put in place hours before the city of Florence was officially designated as Coast Guard City during a ceremony held at the Florence Events Center. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Levi Read.

Florence, Oregon: A Coast Guard City through action

Whether it is finding shelter, medical care, welcoming kids into school and making that transition easier or businesses offering military discounts, the community of Florence has shown their love and support for the Coast Guard. Florence is now the 24th Coast Guard City.

2016 Video of the Year: Coast Guard 13th District Surf Training 2016

The seventh nominee features Coast Guard 47-foot Motor Life Boat crews from Coast Guard Station Quillayute River in La Push, Washington, Station Siuslaw River in Florence, Oregon, Station Tillamook Bay in Garibaldi, and Station Yaquina Bay in Newport, conducting heavy weather surf training throughout 2016. Is this the top video for the year? Cast your vote!


Ringing in the new year with rhyme: Ashore

As 2010 came to an end, those at sea were not the only ones standing the watch. From American Samoa to Philadelphia, Coast Guard men and women stood the watch at land-based units, and just like their shipmates afloat, they […]