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Sept. 22, 2023

The Long Blue Line: Eddie Hernandez and smallboat operations in Vietnam

Hernandez was assigned to the 82-foot Coast Guard patrol boat Point Cypress, which served along the Cau Mau Peninsula on the southern-most tip of South Vietnam. 

Sept. 21, 2023

You can make a difference in boating safety

Office of Auxiliary and Boating Safety needs your input for National Recreational Boating Safety Survey questions

Sept. 19, 2023

Coast Guard intelligence professionals gain new qualification insignia

Uniformed servicemembers, civilian intelligence specialists can earn recognition

Sept. 18, 2023

Special Leave Accrual reduced from 120 to 90 days

Previously approved SLA can be used prior to its original expiration date.

Sept. 15, 2023

The Long Blue Line: Villarreal - Silver Star savior of Vietnam 55 years ago

"It was one of those things. I just didn’t think we were going to, . . . we just weren’t going to survive. We just weren’t going to survive. It was just too much."

Sept. 13, 2023

Announcing the Presidential Management Fellows Program for FY24

The Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program is open to apply for those who are passionate about public policy, leadership, and making a difference in the Federal government.

Sept. 6, 2023

Connect to Protect: Showing the connection to build better protection

The Coast Guard recognizes September as National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month with four Wellness Wednesday sessions.

Sept. 5, 2023

How you can be a STAR

By simply telling your Coast Guard story, you can raise awareness of the Coast Guard, increase recruiting efforts, change lives of those you help recruit, and earn yourself some money!

Sept. 1, 2023

The Long Blue Line: The infamous James Alderman and redemption of CG-249 100 years ago

The next morning, they would return to Fort Lauderdale and resume the grind of chasing rum runners.