Authorities no longer actively searching for missing Baltimore sailor; wife hasn’t ‘given up’ hope

Donald Lawson’s last known location was recorded by satellite on July 13. A week later, Tori Lawson notified the U.S. Coast Guard that her husband was missing. In late July, Lawson’s trimaran was found capsized in the Pacific, but the boat’s life raft was not aboard. Search teams have not found Lawson or his life raft.

Focus after fires moves to pollution, water hazards on Maui, Coast Guard says

The U.S. Coast Guard announced that it's shifting its focus from combing the waters around Lahaina for bodies to cleaning up debris and pollution in the sea after a deadly wildfire destroyed much of the historic town.

Coast Guard finds boat in Gulf of Mexico 8 miles off coast of Florida; the boater is missing

The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for a boater who was reported missing after he launched a vessel from Nicks Park in Port Richey, Fla., on Sunday morning.

Florida pilot rescued after a plane crash in waters off the lower Florida Keys

Orlando pilot Adam Barney’s plane didn’t make it to land before crash landing into the Gulf of Mexico off the Florida Keys on Sunday morning, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.

A Coast Guard Academy graduate's harassment story

When news broke in June that the United States Coast Guard had covered up the results of an internal investigation into decades of sexual misconduct at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, one newly minted graduate had to confront her own disclosure issue.

At 150, Yaquina Head Lighthouse stands as a monument to another era on the Oregon coast

Yaquina Head Lighthouse is not only a much loved fixture of the Oregon coast, but a relevant one, both an icon of navigational aid and a monument to another time.

Former Coast Guard leader buried investigation into academy sex assault, CNN reports

The news outlet alleges now-retired Commandant Karl Schultz, who led the Coast Guard from 2018 to 2022, failed to share the findings of the investigation, dubbed "Operation Fouled Anchor," with members of Congress.

Coast Guard ends search for diver missing after 'tragic accident' near shipwreck off Florida Keys

Thomas Aaron Faulkenberry disappeared while diving the USNS General Hoyt S. Vandenberg, a former 17,120-ton military troop transport and missile-tracking ship that sits 140 feet on the bottom of the ocean.

Man in flooded boat saw sharks circling while trapped 38 hours off Florida

The search for a missing boater came to a dramatic end when the U.S. Coast Guard found him drifting 12 miles off St. Augustine, Fla. — in a boat that was largely underwater, officials say.

US Coast Guard sends its ‘deployable specialized forces’ to Australia for first time

The U.S. Coast Guard sent 100 members of its high-risk “deployable specialized forces” to the massive Talisman Sabre exercise underway in Australia.

Coast Guard rescues 5 from burning vessel at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore

A U.S. Coast Guard crew rescued five people off a burning vessel Saturday at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore in Munising, Mich.

Baltimore man Donald Lawson missing at sea off coast of Mexico, Coast Guard says

Donald Lawson took off on July 5 from Acapulco, Mexico, on a voyage to Panama. His last point of contact came on July 12, when his wife communicated with him, said Hunter Schnabel, a spokesperson for the U.S. Coast Guard’s District 11.

‘Hard sight to see’: Hampton Roads Coast Guard members detain migrants desperate to reach US

Hampton Roads is approximately 1,000 miles away from the Florida Straits and the Caribbean Sea, which serve as the primary maritime routes for mass migrations. But Coast Guard members could not be closer to it as they spend months at sea, plucking the desperate out of the ocean.

California’s wily, surfboard-stealing sea otter evades capture again

California’s most-wanted sea mammal that has been harassing surfers and stealing their boards is definitely refusing to surrender quietly. As officials tried to capture the otter recently, two Coast Guard boats were on the scene as a Coast Guard helicopter circled above.

Guam-based airlifters ‘instrumental’ in finding lost Micronesian fishermen

For the second time in three days, the U.S. Coast Guard orchestrated an effort across a vast area of the Pacific to rescue two overdue fishermen from Micronesia.

A famous rock on the Oregon coast had a surprise visitor: A cougar.

The Cannon Beach police chief, said in a statement. "The Coast Guard just flew the area and did not see any signs that the cougar was still on the rock," referring

Troops break away from multinational exercise to save mariners stranded in Western Pacific

A multinational group of sailors and airmen in the Western Pacific diverted from their training recently for a real-life rescue of 11 mariners stranded on a disabled vessel near the Northern Marianas.

Coast Guard commandant says permissive culture toward sexual assault lingers in parts of the service

Adm. Linda Fagan made the admission amid a barrage of questioning from a subpanel of the Senate Commerce Committee, which learned last month of a six-year, clandestine inquiry into sexual assault at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy.

Blaze aboard cargo ship at Port Newark that killed 2 firefighters finally out, Coast Guard says

The massive fire sparked onboard an Italian cargo ship docked in Port Newark was finally extinguished following a days-long effort, during which two New Jersey firefighters were killed, according to the Coast Guard.