Coast Guard re-emphasizes the value of Operation Paddle Smart Sticker

SEATTLE – A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter from Air Facility Newport, Ore., and a 47-foot Motor Life Boat from Station Depoe Bay, Ore., responded to a report of an unmanned canoe found adrift approximately three miles west of Beverly Beach, Ore., Wednesday. After searching for approximately two hours, the Coast Guard suspended the search. The canoe had no identifying markings on it that would...

Despite warming weather, Coast Guard warns boaters of deadly cold water

BOSTON – The U.S. Coast Guard is issuing a cold water advisory for all weekend boaters, paddlers, sailors and fishers on the inland and coastal waters of the Northeast’s Coast Guard’s First District. With 80-degree temperatures forecast for the year’s first summer-like weekend, the call to the open water is strong and, with water temperatures in the 40-degree range, the combination is deceptively...

Video – America’s Maritime Guardian

WASHINGTON, D.C – The Coast Guard’s latest video on the roles and missions of the Coast Guard.

Coast Guard crew rescues 6 off coast of Cape May, N.J.

CAPE MAY, N.J. – The Coast Guard rescued six people Saturday aboard a disabled 55-foot boat 50 miles off the coast of Cape May.

Man Missing After Mayday Call In Oyster Bay, N.Y.

NEW YORK – A man is missing after he placed a mayday call to the Coast Guard around 5 p.m., today.

Coast Guard interdicts, repatriates 24 Cuban migrants

MIAMI — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Ocracoke repatriated 24 Cuban migrants Tuesday to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, from two seperate interdictions at sea within the past 11 days.

Coast Guard prepares for heavy weather in Mid-Atlantic region

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – Coast Guard Fifth District personnel are preparing for gale and storm force winds that are expected to impact the Mid-Atlantic region between North Carolina and New Jersey through Thursday.

Trimaran Rescue Video

A Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City, N.C., MH-60J Jayhawk helicopter crew rescues four people from a disabled sailboat more than 300 miles southeast of New Jersey, Friday, Oct. 31, 2008.

Coast Guard marine inspectors, keeping America’s ports safe

by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brandyn Hill Suited in blue coveralls and thick gloves, armed with hard hats and flashlights, are America’s front lines in the protection of critical infrastructure and commerce throughout our ports. Examining each vessel and facility both foreign and domestic, they work to ensure the safety of the American port community. These people are Coast Guard marine inspectors Coast...