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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.

July 13, 2023

Know where to turn

Natural disaster resources are here for you and your family.

July 12, 2023

2022 Excellence in Customer Service Award recipients

Congratulations to the winners of the second annual Excellence in Customer Service Awards. These Coast Guard units, teams and individuals assigned within Mission Support provided superior service to their customers, resulting in measurable operational success or improvements to Service readiness in calendar year 2022.

July 10, 2023

Message from Secretary Mayorkas on CWMD Transitions

Ms. Mary Ellen Callahan will be appointed as the Assistant Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security’s Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Office

July 7, 2023

The Long Blue Line: Omitted — Coast Guard’s forgotten evacuation of typhoon-ravaged Wake Island 55 years ago! 

Being the first aircraft to arrive, the C-130 landed about 11:00 a.m. Wake Island time or just over 12 hours following the storm’s passage.

June 30, 2023

The Long Blue Line: Coast Guard Cutter Algonquin’s role in the World’s First Aerial Circumnavigation 100 years ago!

It was the first attempt to circumnavigate the globe, and the world was watching through newspaper accounts.

June 29, 2023

Special edition of Why I Serve at Sea — Captain Patrick Culver, Gold Ancient Mariner #16

This special edition of the Why I Serve at Sea series recognizes Capt. Patrick Culver. The Ancient Mariner program was established in 1978 to honor those who have chosen to accept the responsibilities of serving as a Cutterman and following the path of life at sea. This designation not only recognizes seagoing longevity but also extols the officer

June 23, 2023

The Long Blue Line: 80 years ago — Escanaba saves hundreds of lives and then perishes

The ship saved about 150 men who were cast into a very cold sea. Most of the men were helpless due to the cold, their hands and feet were frozen, many were unconscious, and only one group were in a boat.

June 22, 2023

Go Coast Guard, beat FEMA!

Prove USCG is America’s no. 1 first responder...and get three hours of excused absence!