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Sept. 21, 2023
You can make a difference in boating safety
Office of Auxiliary and Boating Safety needs your input for National Recreational Boating Safety Survey questions
Sept. 8, 2023
The Long Blue Line: Peacock—Coast Guardsman and “World’s Fastest Human” 90 years ago
He initially advanced to coxswain designation, but later became a Boatswain’s Mate First Class. Ultimately, he was designated Chief Specialist in athletics.
Sept. 1, 2023
The Long Blue Line: The infamous James Alderman and redemption of CG-249 100 years ago
The next morning, they would return to Fort Lauderdale and resume the grind of chasing rum runners.
Aug. 23, 2023
The Long Blue Line: A tragedy remembered — SS Marine Electric sinking 40 years ago, part three
The shipwreck that prompted the creation of the Coast Guard Rescue Swimmer Program is recalled by the pilot of one of the helicopters sent to rescue survivors on that fateful night.
Aug. 21, 2023
The Long Blue Line: A tragedy remembered — SS Marine Electric sinking 40 years ago, Part Two
Aug. 14, 2023
Coast Guard announces Return to Service Team initiative
Campaign supports members separated due to COVID-19 vaccination status
Aug. 11, 2023
The Long Blue Line: Coxswain Canavan’s impossible story of survival at Guadalcanal 80 years ago
“I did more praying in those hours I spent in the water than I had done in the twenty previous years of my life.”
Aug. 7, 2023
The Long Blue Line: The Ironwood—wartime ATON in Vietnam
"Back then it was less expensive to repair a ship in Japan than in a U.S. shipyard."
July 26, 2023
The Long Blue Line: Part III “When I say Americans, I mean all Americans!” — Segregation’s take-down by President Harry Truman
Denial of employment and promotion, and separate dining and restroom facilities often characterized the experience and limited upward mobility for African American workers.
July 17, 2023
Workforce Message: Accountability and Transparency
The Commandant and Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard release video, details on a 90-day Accountability and Transparency Review.