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An engraving showing “wreckers” salvaging a grounded vessel in the Florida Keys. In 1822, around 40 British and nine American sloops served as wreckers in the Keys. In addition to providing rescue and salvage assistance to grounded vessels, a few were also notorious smugglers and pirates. (State Archives of Florida)
The Long Blue Line: Revenue Cutter Alabama rescues 16 from human traffickers 200 years ago!
Aug. 12, 2022
In June 1822, the Alabama District Court in Mobile heard cases against three vessels that had been

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How you can help prevent suicide and support mental health
Aug. 10, 2022
 Apply by Friday, Aug. 12 for important new trainings

Coast Guard patrol boats and cutters navigate towards the Old Bahamas Channel in the Caribbean Sea, Sept. 13, 2017. Coast Guard Patrol boats and cutters resumed patrol operations in the Florida Straits and Caribbean Sea after Hurricane Irma. U.S. Coast Guard photo.
Reminder! Members may carry up to 75 days of leave for FY22
Aug. 10, 2022
You don’t want to miss this important reminder.

Chatham, Massachusetts - Massachusetts Maritime Academy Auxiliary University Program (AUP) Cadets Mitchell Campbell, Jacob Bolles, Alexa Smith, Abigail LeLievre, and Cole Francavilla stand in front of retired Motor Life Boat CG 36500 during spring commissioning work. The cadets learned more about the history of the boat and the Pendleton Rescue made famous by the Disney movie,
Preparing college students for public service in the U.S. Coast Guard
Aug. 9, 2022
Coast Guard Auxiliary University Program prepares students for officer candidate school

Petty Officer 2nd Class Veronica Rzotkiewicz and Petty Officer 3rd Class Daniela Abreu, yeomen at the Coast Guard Base Honolulu Servicing Personnel Office, enter data into an online Coast Guard system for crew members, Aug. 26, 2014. Yeomen are typically responsible for payroll certification and delivery; preparing military travel orders and arranging transportation, including shipment of household goods; preparing correspondence; and maintaining files and administrative records. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Tara Molle)
Update for the Coast Guard's electronic transition for the Military Human Resource Record
Aug. 9, 2022
iPERMS will consolidate your records for increased access and support.