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Two children and their parents clung to their overturned boat in the Gulf of Mexico until the Coast Guard could rescue them Wednesday afternoon.


Coast Guard seizes nearly $26 million worth of cocaine, marijuana in Caribbean Sea

The crews of the Coast Guard Cutter Legare, Winslow Griesser and Cyclone-class patrol ship USS Shamal offloaded about 3,900 pounds of marijuana and about 1,100 pounds of cocaine at Port Everglades. The drugs are estimated to be worth $25.7 million.


US participates in Arctic exercise as region sees increased military activity from Russia and China

There is growing international interest in the arctic region’s resources, fishing, and global strategic positioning, according to Vice Adm. Steven Poulin, the commander of Coast Guard Atlantic Area.

Coast Guard rescued injured teen hiker in Olympic park

The Coast Guard rescued an injured teen Monday afternoon after he fell and suffered injuries that needed medical attention.


A history of US Coast Guard Day

Coast Guard Day is celebrated on Aug. 4 because that is when the service was established in 1790 when President George Washington signed the Tariff Act.


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