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Enlisted reservists — education scholarships are now available for you or your dependents
July 17, 2024
The Coast Guard Foundation has funding for eight eligible members or dependents.

The U.S. Coast Guard Academy welcomes 300 young women and men to the Class of 2027 for Day One, June 26, 2023. Day One marks the start of Swab Summer, an intensive seven-week program that prepares students for military and Academy life. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matt Thieme)
Coast Guard updates Swab Summer for incoming Academy cadets
July 16, 2024
Service adds new oversight, alters training structure

Coast Guard Cutter Stone conducts flight operations in the Caribbean Sea in early July. (U.S. Coast Guard)
Best Places to Work: CGC Stone
July 15, 2024
Always Proud, Always Professional, and Always Prepared: the Stone crew take great pride in working hard.

U.S. Revenue Cutter Wolcott. The Wolcott was a sail-steamer homeported at Port Townsend, Washington, Territory. Although her crew discovered no drugs aboard the George E Starr, a landing party from the cutter made the earliest yet-known drug seizure by predecessor agencies of the Coast Guard, finding nearly 3,012 pounds of opium hidden in barrels at a fishery in Alaska on January 14, 1886. (U.S. Coast Guard)
The service’s first drug seizure at sea? The mostly mistaken case of the George E Starr
July 12, 2024
The story of the service’s first drug interdiction case (1891) and how it was misrepresented in the history books.

A portrait photo of Capt. Jennifer Bowden, 13th Chaplain of the Coast Guard.
Coast Guard welcomes first female head Chaplain to the service
July 11, 2024
Capt. Jennifer Bowden gets her dream job, becomes 13th Chaplain of the Coast Guard.

Point Fire burning actively on the west side of Lake Merlo, Sunday, June 16th 2024. (Photo Credit: Kent Porter, Press Democrat)
Coast Guard Training Center Petaluma trains fire crews to fight California wildfires
July 10, 2024
Wildfire season has started, and Coast Guard fire responders are ready.

Petty Officer 2nd Class Aiden Cook, a marine enforcement specialist, takes aim on the rifle course during the first day of the DHS Invitational in Cheltenham, Maryland on June 12, 2024. Cook was one of a team of four Coast Guard marksman from Houston MSST who competed at the two-day shooting event.
Four Coast Guard marksmen take part in DHS firearms competition
July 9, 2024
Maritime Safety and Security Team (MSST) from Houston gets a shot at glory and some hard training.