Coast Guard cutter Kimball returns to Honolulu

The Honolulu-based Coast Guard National Security Cutter CGC Kimball returned home Wednesday from an 85-day deployment that saw it assisting with Maui fire relief efforts and monitoring fisheries in the Arctic Circle.

Coast guard chiefs highlight cooperation, not conflict, during global summit in Tokyo

Leaders from nearly 100 coast guards, including China’s, met in Tokyo this week on matters of international cooperation, even as their vessels bear the brunt of conflict and competition.

Michigan man made racist, homophobic slurs in radio transmissions to Coast Guard

Earlier this year, the U.S. Coast Guard received numerous harassing radio transmissions. Falsely crying mayday and letting loose racial and homophobic slurs, the prankster caused military personnel to search the Saginaw Bay.

Navy, Coast Guard rescue 3 experienced divers who went missing off Guam

Three divers were rescued by a team of U.S. Coast Guard and naval aviators over the weekend after they went missing near Santa Rosa Banks off Guam’s southwestern coast.

Hawaii Coast Guard air crew assists with cyclone aid in Vanuatu

A U.S. Coast Guard air crew based out Air Station Barbers Point on Oahu was flying over the Pacific monitoring fisheries last week when it was redirected to provide assistance in the island nation of Vanuatu in the aftermath of Tropical Cyclone Lola.

Appeals court rules against Coast Guardsman dinged for dong drawing

The military’s highest court has upheld the conviction of a Coast Guardsman who drew a penis on the forehead of a colleague in a photo, which was shared in a professional group chat.

‘Catastrophic flooding’ hits yacht with 4 on board off the North Carolina coast; see the rescue

Four Canadian boaters were on the yacht when hatches on both sides broke, causing water to pour in and forcing its crew to abandon ship on Saturday.

Coast Guard cutter makes historic visit to Philippines as tensions flare in South China Sea

The Coast Guard has sent a fast-response cutter to the Philippines for the first time as the longtime U.S. ally continues to butt heads with Beijing over territory in the South China Sea.

Coast Guard continues search for missing fishing boat with 3 men aboard off Georgia

Named the Carol Ann, the 31-foot vessel was reported missing Friday, Oct. 20, according to a news release.

Coast Guard puts 2 new environmental focused units on Oahu

The Coast Guard is expanding its engagement in the Pacific and beyond to tackle illegal fishing and respond to environmental disasters.

Coast Guard recovers debris, possible human remains from sub that imploded during Titanic trip

The U.S. Coast Guard says it has recovered the remaining debris and possible human remains from a submersible that imploded in June during an attempt to visit the wreckage site of the Titanic, killing five people.

Families of 2 Newark firefighters who died battling a horrific shipboard blaze plan lawsuits

Before fire swept through the Grande Costa d’Avorio in July dockworkers had been loading the freighter with an old Jeep that eventually erupted in flames. The families of two firefighters who died in the blaze plan to file a lawsuit, charging negligence had been to blame for the loss of the two men.

Air Force, Coast Guard rescue teams partner in annual training to hone critical skills

Annual training helps each branch of the military ensure they are performing their best if a real life emergency situation should ever arise. In a recent search and rescue exercise, Air Force and Coast Guard personnel teamed-up to hone their skills.

There once was a Coast Guard station in Biloxi that saved hundreds of lives during WWII

Though it was only open for less than 20 years, a U.S. Coast Guard Air Station in Biloxi played a pivotal yet often overlooked role in saving lives and defending the Mississippi Coast during World War II.

Fort Drum soldiers conduct helicopter jumps over St. Lawrence River

About 70 Fort Drum soldiers were jumping 10 feet out of helicopters and into the St. Lawrence River as part of Helocast training, which simulates the soldiers entering an area of operation.

Congress moves to protect pay for troops as government shutdown nears

Lawmakers are scrambling to ensure troops will be paid in case of a looming government shutdown, including Coast Guard members who typically go without paychecks during the closing of federal agencies.

US, Vietnam coast guard cooperation grows tighter after Biden visit

The U.S. and Vietnamese coast guards will expand a working relationship on the high seas in the wake of U.S. President Joe Biden’s visit, according to a top American diplomat.

New crest tops Coast Guard’s evolving presence in Western Pacific

The U.S. Coast Guard unit based in Guam has a new brand to go along with a beefed-up fleet, a new name and a mission that includes countering China’s influence in the Western Pacific.

More than 19,000 gallons of water contaminated after oil spill at Florida port, Coast Guard says

Crews contained the spill site with about 1,400 feet of boom and worked over the weekend to remove the oil-laced water from the port, the Coast Guard said. Cleanup efforts were ongoing Tuesday.