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Aug. 10, 2023
An icebreaker’s summer break on the Great Lakes
Cutter crew, auxiliarists and Academy cadets enhance skillsets and camaraderie during fair weather months.
June 16, 2023
Joint operations event sees active duty and Auxiliary crews prepare for a busy SAR season
Active duty members and auxiliarists hold two-day training exercise at Station Michigan City.
Dec. 29, 2022
Chicago's Christmas Ship returns
Coast Guard Cutter Mackinaw delivered 1,200 trees to Chicago-area families in need.
June 13, 2022
A petty officer’s journey to being healthier
From 300 pounds to a chiseled bodybuilder.
March 1, 2022
Divers train in extreme conditions to master their craft
Diving just got cooler.
Feb. 23, 2022
Rescuers train together, preparing for an emergency in Michigan’s remote Upper Peninsula
Training and teamwork help Coast Guard and other rescuers work better — together
Dec. 24, 2021
Chicago's Christmas Ship delivers 1,200 trees to at-risk youth and families
Coast Guard Cutter Mackinaw docks at Navy Pier as part of annual event bringing trees to families.
Dec. 16, 2021
The USCG marine inspector hotline is truly semper paratus
Great work Lt. Sean Dolan of Sector Buffalo
Sept. 2, 2021
Frontline Focus: Coast Guard medevacs fisherman 65 miles east of Virginia Beach, Virginia, and more.
Frontline Focus: Coast Guard medevacs fisherman 65 miles east of Virginia Beach, Virginia; Coast Guard assists two from vessel taking on water near Slocum Arm, Alaska; Coast Guard and good Samaritan rescue kayaker in water near Keene Island, Alaska; Coast Guard performs CPR on 52-year-old woman at restaurant.
Aug. 27, 2021
The Long Blue Line: Coast Guard’s Ninth District--Guardians of the Great Lakes!
Within an area occupied by the states bordering the Great Lakes is located the U.S. Coast Guard’s Ninth District. The service’s presence on the Great Lakes began in the 19th century with the appearance of four Coast Guard predecessor agencies. These included the U.S. Revenue Cutter Service, U.S. Lighthouse Service, Steamboat Inspection Service and