Coast Guard patrols from Japan for fisheries violators
North Pacific Guard, an annual operation, targets illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing on the high seas. The Coast Guard typically commits a surface vessel and a C-130 to the operation.
Coast Guard cutter Munro arrives for patrol with 7th Fleet in Western Pacific
U.S. Coast Guard cutter Munro is the most recent cutter to take part in an ongoing, rotational deployment to the region.
Coast Guard gets a new commander for Sector Columbia River in Oregon
Capt. Scott Jackson relieved retiring Capt. Jeremy Smith at a change-of-command ceremony held Friday morning. Jackson recently finished a master's program in strategic studies from the U.S. Army War College in Pennsylvania.
Smugglers strand 48 Haitian migrants on cliff; Coast Guard, Puerto Rico police team up in rescue
A group of 48 Haitian migrants spent a day stranded on Monito Cay, Puerto Rico, in the Mona Passage after they were abandoned by smugglers. It would take two crews to rescue them and transport them to U.S. customs officials.
Nonprofit group wants Navy to intervene in salvage operation off Georgia coast
The petition posted Wednesday comes on the heels of the worst of several oil spills from the shipwreck since cutting on it began in November.
‘Close to the danger zone’: Security experts warn about increasing possibility of war over Taiwan
Mounting tensions follow increasing reunification rhetoric from Beijing, which considers Taiwan to be a breakaway province that should be reunited, possibly by force.
Coast Guard station's planned closure in Massachusetts would have a ‘dire effect,’ officials warn
On June 9, the U.S. Coast Guard announced a plan to close four stations across the country including the Scituate station. Officials from coastal communities along the South Shore are coordinating to prevent that from happening.
Coast Guard orders four more $65 million fast-response cutters from Louisiana shipbuilder
The fast-response cutters are designed for missions beyond the traditional search-and-rescue work for which the Coast Guard is best known.
Third Fleet HQ deploys to Hawaii for Navy's unprecedented five-fleet global combat exercises
Large Scale Global Exercise 21 incorporates the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps for training with military forces from the United Kingdom, Australia and Japan through Aug. 27.
Four cutters arrive for 2021 Coast Guard Festival in Grand Haven
After two years without sight of the “Queen of the Great Lakes,” Grand Haven’s waterfront on Monday was lined with thousands of eager onlookers to welcome the U.S. Coast Guard cutter Mackinaw, officially commencing the 2021 Coast Guard Festival.