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April 29, 2022

The Long Blue Line: Prinsendam—Coast Guard’s “Miracle Rescue” over 40 years ago!

Editor’s note: This article initially published Nov. 24 in the Commandant’s Bulletin Magazine.The town of Valdez, Alaska, fell behind the U.S. tanker Williamsburgh. Full of oil, the ship headed for Texas. The bridge crew sighed relief—one more successful trip through the narrow channel. Midnight was approaching, bringing in Saturday, Oct. 4, 1980,

April 28, 2022

Extreme Rescue: Coast Guard helicopter rescue crew receives DHS Secretary’s Award for Valor 

Congratulations to the Coast Guard's Secretary's Award recipients.

March 31, 2022

Frontline Focus: Coast Guard medevacs Ukrainian mariner from Palmyra Atoll, and more

Coast Guard medevacs Ukrainian mariner from Palmyra Atoll; Coast Guard medevacs 70-year-old hiker after 200-foot fall; Coast Guard repatriates 188 people to Haiti; Coast Guard repatriates 44 people to Cuba; and Unified Command established in for tug aground in Neva Strait, Alaska.

Oct. 21, 2021

Frontline Focus: Coast Guard rescues five from water offshore Freeport, Texas, and more. 

Coast Guard rescues five  from  water  offshore Freeport, Texas; Coast Guard, good Samaritan crew rescue three from fishing vessel taking on water near Cape Flattery, Wash; Coast Guard medevacs man 80 miles off Montauk, N.Y.; Coast Guard rescues man from disabled vessel near Sitka, Alaska; the Costa Rican national guard service (SNG), working with the Drug Enforcement Agency and the Joint Interagency Task Force – South located and escorted a suspicious commercial fishing vessel in their waters to a local pier; Mobile Training Branch is providing training and support to foreign coastal authorities; and Coast Guard TRACEN Yorktown’s International Division

July 29, 2021

Frontline Focus: U.S. Coast Guard Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel in Newport, Ore., and more

Frontline Focus: U.S. Coast Guard Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel in Newport, Ore., The U.S. Coast Guard participated in Exercise Argus, strengthened Arctic partnerships, The Coast Guard First District responds to report of dielectric fluid leak in New Rochelle, N.Y., Coast Guard Air Station Sitka aircrew rescued three individuals from Chilkat River in Kodiak, Alaska, Coast Guard searching for two overdue mariners off Santa Rita, Guam