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July 30, 2021
The Long Blue Line: Danmark—the friend-ship between Denmark and the Coast Guard
How did a ship without a nation become a training platform for the U.S. Coast Guard?
July 23, 2021
The Long Blue Line: Last of the Coast Guard fishing fleet— Hurricane San Calixto and the loss of EM Dow
During World War I and World War II, the Menhaden fishing fleet became a ready reserve for the Navy and Coast Guard.
July 16, 2021
The Long Blue Line: Coast Guard’s mission to the tropics--LORAN aviation in the Philippines
Keeping the signal strong around the globe
July 9, 2021
The Long Blue Line: “Go to New Orleans and do whatever you can to help!”--Coast Guard aviator remembers Hurricane Katrina
Read about Cmdr. Jim O'Keefe's experience during Hurricane Katrina
June 18, 2021
The Long Blue Line: Glimpses through a mustered past—uncovering African-American cuttermen through Civil War muster rolls
For the last 10 years, NOAA and the National Archives and Records Administration have been collaborating to make a trove of historical information and data available to the public online.
June 11, 2021
The Long Blue Line: Hooper— Arctic pioneer and founder of the Bering Sea Patrol—a son’s remembrance
Read about Capt. Calvin Hooper's contribution to the service and the country
June 4, 2021
The Long Blue line: “Lucky Ox”—surviving the killing fields of D-Day
Operation “Overlord” led to the defeat of Nazi Germany and end of the Second World War in Europe. "Lucky Ox" being one of the Coast Guard heroes of the operation.
May 28, 2021
The Long Blue Line: Lt. Pease recounts the Key West Hurricane 170 years ago!
Here is a historical first-hand account of the Key West Hurricane of 1846 (a.k.a. The Great Havana Hurricane).
May 21, 2021
The Long Blue Line: Ship of heroes—Seneca’s history-making rescue of World War I
Lt. Brown and the gallant volunteers set an example worthy of the highest traditions of any Service or any Nation.
May 20, 2021
Mara Huling Langevin – A Link in the Long Blue Line
“I never thought about being the first of anything. All I wanted to do was be a pilot and fly.”