My Coast Guard
Tag: History and Heritage

July 26, 2023

The Long Blue Line: Part III “When I say Americans, I mean all Americans!” — Segregation’s take-down by President Harry Truman

Denial of employment and promotion, and separate dining and restroom facilities often characterized the experience and limited upward mobility for African American workers.

July 17, 2023

The Long Blue Line: Coast Guard helps rescue U.S. submarine Squalus over 80 years ago!

Trapped and tragically drowned in the flooded after compartments were 24 officers and sailors plus two civilian technicians. This left 32 officers and sailors and one civilian technician alive in the unflooded forward compartments. 

Oct. 25, 2022

Coast Guard Art Program (COGAP) celebrates International Artist Day 

Honoring the service’s rich artistic tradition for years to come.

Oct. 25, 2021

International Artist Day

Recognizing those who tell the Coast Guard story through fine art