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Aug. 20, 2018

U.S., Iraq, Kuwait Complete Trilateral Exercise

The U.S. Navy and Coast Guard completed a trilateral exercise with Iraqi and Kuwaiti navy partners in the Northern Persian Gulf to improve the coordination of maritime security tactics between the three nations.

July 9, 2018

Coast Guard, Canadian EOD Specialists Train to Mitigate Maritime Threats

U.S. Coast Guard deployable specialized forces and Royal Canadian Navy explosive ordnance disposal technicians trained for maritime interdiction operations during the opening events of the force integration training phase of Rim of the Pacific Southern California.

June 19, 2018

Coast Guard Receives International Recognition for Hurricane Response

As the 2018 hurricane season opens, the international maritime community recognized the Coast Guard for its efforts last year to restore safe marine navigation in waterways hit by hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria.

June 14, 2018

Coast Guard Veteran Dedicates 43 years to Keeping Mariners Safe

Serving 31 active-duty years in the Coast Guard, the career of an Alabama native all began on a fateful night in 1974 after hearing a one-minute radio message about service on the sea.

June 11, 2018

Coast Guard Participates in Caribbean Disaster Response Exercise

U.S. service members and more than 20 Caribbean partner nations’ governments, industrial and civic organizations are taking part in Exercise Tradewinds 2018 in the West Indies.

May 10, 2018

Coast Guard Cadets Redesign Helicopter Rescue Basket

Coast Guard Academy cadets studying mechanical engineering here have been prototyping a new and improved rescue basket, which could revolutionize the way the Coast Guard conducts search and rescue missions with MH-60 Jayhawk helicopters.

April 12, 2018

Coast Guard Commandant Talks Icebreakers, Counterdrug Operations

The Coast Guard is asking for approval to acquire a new heavy polar icebreaker and is on track to have a record-breaking year for at-sea drug seizures, Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Paul F. Zukunft told reporters in Washington.

Feb. 6, 2018

Hawaii Receives New Sentinel-Class Coast Guard Cutter

The Coast Guard cutter Joseph Gerczak has become the second of three 154-foot fast-response cutters stationed in Hawaii.

Jan. 25, 2018

U.S., Russia Propose Voluntary Bering Strait Shipping Routes

In response to increased Arctic shipping traffic, the United States and Russian Federation have proposed a system of two-way routes for vessels to follow in the Bering Strait and Bering Sea.

Jan. 24, 2018

Face of Defense: Airman Earns Award From 4 Service Branches

Not many people can say they’ve received awards from four out of the five branches of the armed forces, but through hard work, dedication and a love for his job, Air Force Tech. Sgt. Ryan Folks has achieved just that. “Your time in the military is really what you make of it,” he said.

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