U.S. Coast Guard
03/25/2017 at 16:00. Facebook
We made it to Elite 8, now it's time to vote again for the next round. Who will make it to the Final Four? Click "like" or "love" on your favorite photo to cast your vote. Our interactive bracket is also available: [ Goo.gl Link ]

May the best photo win!
#ShutterShootout #Elite8
U.S. Coast Guard
03/25/2017 at 00:30. Facebook
#OTD in 1920, #USCG Lt. Cmdr. Stanley Parker initiated the first Coast Guard air station in Morehead City, N.C., to enable better access to "the graveyard of the Atlantic" (Cape Hatteras). Due to lack of funding, "Aviation Station Morehead City, N.C." was disestablished in July 1922. #nowyouknow #history
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yesterday at 16:00. Facebook
Congratulations to the 2016 Enlisted Persons of the Year: Seaman Gregory Jacquet and Petty Officer 1st Class Nicole Cimino!

The Enlisted Person of the Year program recognizes exemplary men and women from the active and reserve enlisted workforce who reflect the #USCG's core values of Honor, Respect, and Devotion to Duty. These enlisted personnel demonstrate sustained exceptional standards of...
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Honor, Respect, Devotion to Duty: Enlisted Persons of the Year

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yesterday at 00:30. Facebook
In the week following his annual State of the Coast Guard address, Coast Guard Commandant Admiral Paul Zukunft appeared before the Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries and #USCG to discuss the Coast Guard's role as an indispensable instrument of national security. #DHSMissions #USCG2017

Adm. Zukunft testifies before Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries and Coast Guard

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U.S. Coast Guard
03/23/2017 at 17:59. Facebook
The #USCG's Marine Safety field has a long and revered history. In recognition of those who helped shape the field into what it is today, the Coast Guard has recently established the first Gold Ancient Trident and Silver Ancient Trident to honor the officer and enlisted member with the longest time in the marine safety program. goo.gl/JGs09K

Congratulations to Rear Adm. Linda Fagan and Master...
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U.S. Coast Guard
03/23/2017 at 14:26. Facebook
We're down to the top 16 photos of the competition. Which one will win? The results are up to you. Vote for your favorite photos with a "like" or "love" to get your favorite to the next round. Interactive bracket is also available: goo.gl/DWkXuh

#Sweet16 #MarchMadness #ShutterShootout

May the best photo win!
U.S. Coast Guard
03/23/2017 at 01:02. Facebook
The crew of #USCG Cutter Richard Dixon offloaded approximately $44.5 million in seized cocaine yesterday after conducting two at sea interdictions near Puerto Rico. #LawEnforcement #military #DHSMissions
U.S. Coast Guard
03/22/2017 at 14:53. Facebook
Coast Guard Commandant Admiral Paul Zukunft is scheduled to testify before a Congressional Hearing at 2:30 p.m. EST, today, March 22, 2017.

A Live-Webcast will be available: goo.gl/OF3Jkl
U.S. Coast Guard
03/22/2017 at 00:30. Facebook
#USCG Light Station Five Finger in southeast Alaska turns 115 this year. We've told you its story before (goo.gl/c8mO9k) but not from a first person perspective. Hank O'Sullivan gives us his sea stories from the year he spent at the light station in 1977.

Do you have sea stories? We want to hear them! We're looking for more stories like these for a future Sea Story Sunday series. Send us...
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Sea Stories: Coast Guard Light Station Five Finger

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U.S. Coast Guard
03/21/2017 at 17:12. Facebook
The last series of photos for round 2 is here! Help us choose the best photo of the year by clicking "like" or "love" on your favorite photos to get them into the next round. You can also use our interactive bracket: goo.gl/Vm4FNG

May the best photo win!
U.S. Coast Guard
03/21/2017 at 17:10. Facebook
Vote for your favorite photos in the second round of #USCG's 2017 #ShutterShootout competition! Click "like" or "love" on your favorite photos to help us choose the best photo of the year. Donโ€™t forget to check which photos are competing against each other in our interactive bracket: goo.gl/Vm4FNG

May the best photo win!
U.S. Coast Guard
03/21/2017 at 00:30. Facebook
Our boats aren't the only assets doing patrols. We're also in the air!

U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary member David Lau captured this image of a U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew conducting patrols over Washington, D.C., last week.

The aircrews support the National Capital Region Air Defense Facility (NCRADF) by supplying multiple aircraft to assist NORAD...
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U.S. Coast Guard
03/20/2017 at 16:13. Facebook
This is the second round of #USCG's 2017 #ShutterShootout competition for the States bracket! Vote for YOUR favorite photos and help choose the top Coast Guard photo of the year! You may vote by clicking "like" or "love" on your favorite photos. Donโ€™t forget to check which photos are competing against each other in our interactive bracket: goo.gl/citmhx

May the best photo win!
U.S. Coast Guard
03/20/2017 at 15:30. Facebook
We've made it to the second round of #USCG's 2017 #ShutterShootout competition! Vote for YOUR favorite photos and help choose the top Coast Guard photo of the year! You may vote by clicking "like" or "love" on your favorite photos. Donโ€™t forget to check which photos are competing against each other in our interactive bracket: goo.gl/9SmnlE

May the best photo win!
U.S. Coast Guard
03/20/2017 at 00:30. Facebook
Welcome to the fleet!

#USCG's newest sentinel class cutter Lawrence Lawson was commissioned yesterday in Cape May, N.J.

The Lawrence Lawson is a 154-foot cutter to be stationed in the U.S. Coast Guard Mid-Atlantic region and will conduct a variety of missions from North Carolina to New Jersey.
U.S. Coast Guard
03/19/2017 at 15:30. Facebook
Your #SundayReading is here!

Over the course of its nearly 230-year history, women have played a major role in the #USCG and its predecessor services. Our Coast Guard historian has provided us a brief on the Long Blue Line of brave, fearless women who have helped shape the service, and the nation as a whole. #WomensHistoryMonth

The Long Blue Line: A brief history of women's service in the Coast Guard

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U.S. Coast Guard
03/19/2017 at 00:30. Facebook
Have you ever picked up an artifact and wondered what its story was?

#USCG Museum curator Jennifer Gaudio and retired Chief Warrant Officer Scott Epperson explain the importance of material culture and illustrate how the study of material culture can come in handy with an examination of a donated Coast Guard ensign to figure out its story.

Coast Guard Museum: Material culture and collections conundrum

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U.S. Coast Guard
03/18/2017 at 19:30. Facebook
#USCG Cutter John McCormick, one of the Coast Guard's newest fast response cutters, and its crew reported to their new homeport in Ketchikan, Alaska, yesterday. The crew completed a 6,200-mile trip from Key West, Florida.
U.S. Coast Guard
03/18/2017 at 15:30. Facebook
Welcome home PSU 307!

Based in Clearwater, Fla., #USCG Reserve Port Security Unit 307 recently returned home to awaiting family, friends and pets after a nine-month deployment to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. #lawenforcement #military

Honor, Respect, Devotion to Duty: Port Security Unit 307

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U.S. Coast Guard
03/18/2017 at 00:30. Facebook
Happy #StPatricksDay! โ˜˜

U.S. Coast Guard Northeast members looked sharp as they marched down 5th Ave. in New York during the 255th annual St. Patricks Day Parade.