North Atlantic (May 30)--U.S. Coast Guard boardingt team members from the Coast Guard Cutter Reliance (WMEC 615) inspect the stern area of a fishing vessel in the North Atlantic. USCG photo by PA3 Robin Ressler
Western Arctic Ocean (Aug.1 )--The Russian icebreaker Yamal, Canadian icebreaker Louis S. St. Laurent and the Coast Guard Cutter Polar Sea rendezvous near the North Pole. USCG photo by LCDR Steve Wheeler
Florida Straits -- A raft which Cuban migrants were found aboard and picked up by the U.S. Coast Guard. The "hull" of this raft was made from an old fuel tank. USCG photo by SMITH, CHARLES PA1
Houston, TX (Sept. 1999) -- Coast Guard members offload cocaine found hidden under iron ore aboard the motor vessel Cannes. USCG Photo by PA2 Mark Mackowiak
YORKYOWN, Va. (July 24, 2002)--Electrician 's Mate students work on an electrical project in class at Electrician's Mate school located at Coast Guard Training Center Yorktown in Virginia. USCG photo by Telfair H. Brown
(Sept. 13, 2007) ONBOARD THE USCGC BOUTWELL - The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Boutwell, stationed in Alameda, Calif., transfers over custody of the Lu Rong Yu 6007 fishing vessel to the Chinese Fisheries Law Enforc... More
NEW ORLEANS - The Coast Guard Cutter Zephyr, a 179-foot patrol craft homeported in Pascagoula, Miss., and crew search for survivors from the Deepwater Horizon April 21, 2010. Coast Guard helicopters, planes and... More
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Puerto Rican cultural dance group Gï¿½baro performs for Sector San Juan service and family members during Hispanic Heritage event celebrations at Coast Guard Base San Juan Tuesday.
CAPE CHARLES HARBOR, Va. - A crew aboard a fishing vessel tow a capsized 24-foot boat to Cape Charles Harbor after it sunk with 10 people aboard, June 9, 2012. A Coast Guard boatcrew and good Samaritans rescued... More
The CGC POLAR STAR, a 399 ft icebreaker, was built and commissioned in Seattle, WA, its current homeport, in 1976. It was designed as a state of the art Polar Class icebreaker in the world. The main mission of ... More
The former U.S. Navy aircraft carrier INTREPID moors in New York harbor as a Coast Guard HH-3F helicopter and Port Security boat approach it. The World Trade Center of Manhattan are seen in the background.
Nantucket Island, MA (Oct. 31)--Crewmembers from the Coast Guard Cutter Monomoy (WPB 1326) recover wreckage from EgyptAir Flight 990 which crashed some 60 miles south of Nantucket Island, Mass. U.S. COAST GUARD PHOTO
Undated photo of Cmdr. Carlton Skinner aboard the USS Sea Cloud along with several African American crewmembers. (Photo courtesy of Coast Guard historian's office)
TRAVERSE CITY, MICH. (Sept. 17)--The Metal Shop at Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City, Michigan, proudly display the "colors" after the Sept. 11 bombing of the World Trade Center. USCG photo by PA1 Harry C. Craft III
ELIZABETH CITY, N. C. (Jan. 23) -- Coast Guard Chief Petty Officer Mark O'Brien of the International Ice Patrol performs a visual search and identification of icebergs from an HC-130 aircraft. U.S. COAST GUARD PHOTO
Sault Ste Marie, Mich. (Jan. 23, 2004) - The Coast Guard Cutter Mackinaw clears a shipping track through the ice of the St. Marys River Jan. 23, 2004. USCG photo by PAC Jeff Hall.
OXNARD, Calif. (Mar. 23, 2005)--90' tall ship Irving Johnson lies hard aground, only yards from shore, near the entrance to Channel Islands Harbor, Oxnard, CA. USCG photo by Mike Brodey, USCGAUX.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (The Coast Guard Cutter Storis passes through the Golden Gate Bridge Sunday after traveling six days from Kodiak, AK. Storis will be temporarily docked at Coast Guard Island as it awaits ... More
Four crewmembers of the foundering fishing vessel West Head were rescued by the Coast Guard Cutter Dependable, which was on homeland security patrol. Dependable is homeported in Cape May, N.J.
Civilians from the Coast Guard Yard in Baltimore helped 1091035 near the front gate at the base in support of Earth Day. Coast Guard members and civilians came together to plant trees, clean up trash throughout... More
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento launches a C-130 Hercules aircraft in support of Somoan tsunami victims, Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2009. The C-130 was transporting members of the Coast Guard ... More
PAMLDALE, Calif. - The "Guardian" the the prototype of the marine variant of the Predator B unmanned aircraft system. Coast Guard Photo by Chief Warrant Officer Scott Epperson.
U.S. Coast Guard Academy cadets prepare to set the sails Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2011, aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Eagle. The Eagle is underway on the 2011 Summer Training Cruise, which commemorates the 75th anniver... More
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SEATTLE - An injured bald eagle struggles in the water adjacent to Nisqually Flats near Olympia, Wash., Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012, before being rescued by a Coast Guard boatcrew. The boatcrew, which was deployed f... More
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Port Sulphur, La. (Nov. 29)--A response crew works to boom off a sensitive area of the river bank before oil spilled by the M/V Westchester has a chance to contaminate it. USCG photo by PA1 Jeff Hall
RIO VISTA, Calif. (June 20) -- Coast Guard Fireman Alan Milla and Seaman Terry Haley of Station Rio Vista remove marijuana plants from the banks of the Sacramento River June 20. USCG photo by PA3 David Connor
NEW YORK, New York (Sept. 11)--A Coast Guard rescue team from Sandy Hook, NJ, races to the scene of the World Trade Center terrorist attack. USCG photo by PA2 Tom Sperduto
NEW YORK, New York (Sept. 26)--An aerial view of the still smoldering World Trade Center Complex September 26, 15 days after terrorists attacked the Twin Towers with hijacked jetliners. USCG photo by PAC Brandon Brewer
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (Jan. 26, 2005)--Seaman Melesio Silva lies on the deck of a 41ft. patrol boat waiting for aid for his simulated head wounds during a checkride drill. USCG photo by PA3 Nathan Henise
BEVERLY, Mass. (July 12, 2005)-- Coast Guard Seaman Greg Cook rushes a hot cup of coffee to distinguished guests at the First District Commander's quarters here. USCG photo by PA3 Luke Pinneo.