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Aug. 11, 2023
The Long Blue Line: Coxswain Canavan’s impossible story of survival at Guadalcanal 80 years ago
“I did more praying in those hours I spent in the water than I had done in the twenty previous years of my life.”
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 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 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.
March 5, 2021
The Long Blue Line: Japanese “Good Luck” Flag captured in the Battle of Eniwetok
Most Good Luck Flags date from before or during the Second Sino-Japanese War and World War II from 1937 to 1945.
Feb. 26, 2021
The Long Blue Line: Coast Guard's Fifth District—Home of Founders, Firsts and Flight for over 230 years!
Coast Guard men, women and assets associated with the Fifth District began playing a vital role in Coast Guard history the year the Constitution was signed.