My Coast Guard

April 21, 2021

Spend the day at sea

Spend a day at sea with the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter named after Alexander Hamilton.

April 21, 2021

Mayday Mayday!

There’s a boat taking on water! You're in southeast Alaska. And you’re part of the crew helping launch a search and rescue mission. 

April 21, 2021

Fix a 200,000 pound motor

The Healy lets the United States be a leader in Arctic science research by hosting scientists who studying the Arctic environment and its marine life.

April 21, 2021

Splash! Become a rescue swimmer

Go behind the scenes and see how we train rescue swimmers, and the members who keep our aircraft ready for the next mission.

April 21, 2021

Inspect a jet engine

Find invisible cracks in a jet engine, get it patched up and back in the aircraft, then take it for a test spin. 

April 21, 2021

Prepare to be boarded!

Join us for a day in the life of Station Yaquina Bay, which runs rescue and law enforcement missions to protect people and wildlife.

April 21, 2021

Meet the U.S. Coast Guard Band!

Meet some members of the Coast Guard Band and their kids, and check out some performances - including Taps and the Indiana Jones theme song.

April 21, 2021

Join the flight crew!

Hop into the front seat of an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter, and go for a ride!

April 21, 2021

Make an authentic NY pizza!

Life in the Coast Guard is unpredictable, but we can always rely on our well-trained culinary specialists to feed us well.

April 21, 2021

Caution: This plane tour might get loud!

Join us for a family tour of a Coast Guard plane at Air Station Elizabeth City.