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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.”
May 14, 2021
The Long Blue Line: Asian cuttermen--the first 100 years of unique service history
Here's a bit of history of Asian and Pacific Islanders serving in the Coast Guard
May 7, 2021
The Long Blue Line: The history of Pacific Island men and women in the U.S. Coast Guard
For over 170 years, thousands of Pacific-Island men and women have served with distinction in the United States Coast Guard.