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Jan. 20, 2022

Frontline Focus: U.S., Spain and Morocco collaborate to conduct rescue at sea in Atlantic Ocean, and more.  

U.S., Spain, Morocco rescue 103 migrants at sea; Coast Guard Cutter Stone returns to homeport after 61-day patrol; Coast Guard rescues six hunters from Cape Cod marsh, Mass.; Coast Guard rescues 2 jet skiers near Atkinson Island, Texas; and Coast Guard partners with SailPlan to monitor marine infrastructure, increasing port efficiency and helping achieve climate goal. 

Jan. 17, 2022

The long walk  

A retired Coast Guard master chief petty officer, finally got around to taking the hike he talked about doing for years. 

Jan. 14, 2022

The Long Blue Line: “Men against the Sea”—anatomy of a Coast Guard cutter lost at sea

[This essay is adapted from the non-fiction book chapter “Men against the Sea,” Sea, Surf and Hell: The U.S. Coast Guard in World War II (New York: Prentice-Hall, 1945), 72-78.]The Coast Guard patrol craft Wilcox was lost off the Mid-Atlantic coast Sept. 30, 1943. The following account is taken from the statement made by its commanding officer, Lt.

Jan. 14, 2022

Coast Guard special observances educate, celebrate contributions, and unite workforce   

Promoting cohesiveness through cultural awareness

Jan. 14, 2022

Message from the Commandant: Serving our communities on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Remember! Celebrate! Act! A Day On, Not a Day Off.

Jan. 11, 2022

Military: what you need to know about the digitization, archiving of medical records

 Military health records being digitized, archived

Jan. 11, 2022

Sector Jacksonville reserve lends support to the U.S. Space Program 

Coast Guard reserve members assists with space launches.

Jan. 7, 2022

Coast Guard repatriates 119 Cubans to Cuba, Key West, Fla., and more.

Coast Guard repatriates 119 Cubans to Cuba, Key West, Fla; Coast Guard breaks ice in northern Michigan; Snowbound campers rescued from Oregon mountain; Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital Region brings awareness to dangers of colder water temperatures in Baltimore

Jan. 7, 2022

The Long Blue Line: Captain Handy—savior of the Coast Guard Reserve!

Learn about Capt. Handy's rich career saving the Coast Guard Reserve.

Jan. 4, 2022

Reserve on active duty orders: Speaking both languages of operations

Petty Officer 1st Class Melissa Lopez del Castillo, a member of Station Miami Beach, Fla., is a veritable trove of local knowledge for her unit.