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  • U.S. Coast Guard in Vietnam 31 Aug '15, 11am

    "COAST GUARD CUTTER POINT LEAGUE FORCES VIET CONG TRAWLER AGROUND: The 82-foot U.S. Coast Guard Cutter POINT LEAGUE stands off watching the burning 100-foot steel Viet Cong trawler that the cutter forced aground near the village of Ba Dong, So. Viet Nam, during several hours of gun ba...

  • And here's my Uncle Ed. Commandant of the United States Coast Guard:

    Edwin J. Roland, USCG 05 Jul '15, 5am

    Edwin John Roland was born on 11 February 1905, at Buffalo, NY. where he graduated from Canisius High School and attended Canisius College. Appointed a Cadet in 1926, he graduated from the U. S. Coast Guard Academy, New London, CT with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering and w...

  • #TBT Korean War began #OTD in 1950. #USCG set up air, sea support in Pacific. Read more here:

    The U.S. Coast Guard in the Korean War 25 Jun '15, 4pm

    After fifteen minutes, with the seas rising he gave up the search and attempted to take off. The JATO rockets fired as the PBM lifted into the air. Vukic remembered: "There was a 15-foot sea and a 25-mile wind." He feared that the heavy seas would swamp his seaplane if he waited for t...

  • USCG: Living Marine Resources & Marine Protected Species Enforcement Division (CG-5314) 08 Jun '15, 1pm

    Coast Guard marine protected species program efforts must be closely aligned with the NMFS and the FWS management goals. The goal of the Coast Guard's marine protected species program is to assist the NMFS and the FWS in the development and enforcement of those regulations necessary t...

  • @jaketapper remembering Signalman First Class Douglas A. Munro, the only @USCG Medal of Honor recipient.

    Douglas Munro, USCG 24 May '15, 11pm

    In the engagement in which he gave his life, Munro had already played an important part, having been in charge of the original detachment of ten boats that had landed the Marines at the scene. Having successfully landed them, Munro led his small boat force to a previously assigned ral...

  • USCG Mobile App 20 May '15, 2pm

    Skip Navigation Contact Us Frequently Asked Questions Enter Search Term Search Current Unit USCG Home About Us Our Organization Our Missions Doing Business Join Us Security Levels THE U.S. COAST GUARD MOBILE APP Your safe boating needs in one free easy app! Available for download May ...

  • #OTD in 1898, 97 whalers rescued from Arctic during Overland Expedition. #history

    Overland Expedition 29 Mar '15, 3pm

    Dire omens abounded on the day of the landing, December 15, 1897. Captain Tuttle had followed the instructions, laying a course for Norton Sound. Heavy ice was encountered much sooner than expected, driving the BEAR south to Cape Vancouver, some 700 miles south of the point Secretary ...

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