Coast Guard loosens rules on tattoos to boost recruiting
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard is loosening its tattoo policy, reflecting increased acceptance of tattoos. The Virginian-Pilot reports the change announced Thursday is intended to help boost recruiting and comes after other military branches have begun allowing...
May 20: The Day the Amagansett Coast Guard Station Re-Opens as a Museum
May 20 is the day the Amagansett Coast Guard Station Re-Opens as a Museum
Top Coast Guard leader was dedicated to Astoria
Like many who retire to Astoria, Edward Nelson Jr. often stared out the window of his home, relishing the view of the Columbia River. Nonetheless, he couldn’t sit idly for too long.“He had a very active mind,” said David Phillips, a longtime fellow member of the Columbia Memoria
Coast Guard’s top officer criticizes lack of payment in shutdown
The Coast Guard’s top admiral said Tuesday that members of the armed forces should not be expected to shoulder the burden of the partial government shutdown.
U.S. Coast Guard offloads 13 tons of seized cocaine and marijuana in Florida
The seized cocaine is worth about $367 million, while the marijuana is worth just over $10 million, according to the Coast Guard.
Sheboygan Coast Guard running essential operations through government shutdown
The U.S. Coast Guard is operating essential missions through the government shutdown. Petty Officer Brian McCrum shares how it's been affected.
ROGER WICKER: Coast Guard bill extends critical service
Editor’s note: With the election over, the Daily Journal will resume running Sen. Roger Wicker’s weekly column. Currently, the plan is to run Wicker’s columns on Mondays.
Two sailboats were left adrift in the Gulf after the rescue operations, the Coast Guard said.
"Unacceptable": Coast Guard's top officer criticizes lack of payment in government shutdown
While the majority of the U.S. military is part of the Defense Department and has funding, the Department of Homeland Security and its agencies, including the Coast Guard, are affected
Coast Guard delivers message on how to survive cold-water exposure
With the waterfowl and striped bass seasons just ahead in the winter and spring months, the Coast Guard on Tuesday sought to raise awareness about cold-water safety.
Lake County Sheriff’s Office, U.S. Coast Guard offer boating safety tips
Boating season got off to a tragic start in Lake County over Memorial Day weekend.
On tiny Crusoe Island, couple helps guide Coast Guard’s rescue of people and animals
Westly Dorsch and his fiance Chasity Hewett spent Monday and Tuesday in a boat helping a Coast Guard crew rescue people whose homes in this tiny Columbus County community had been flooded by the Waccamaw River.
During San Pedro ceremony, Coast Guard awards purple hearts to WWI guardsmen 101 years after...
The Purple Heart ceremony in San Pedro drew relatives and some 100 Coast Guard members.
‘I lost my Crocs:’ Why the 81-year-old jet skier is laughing after Coast Guard rescue
An 81-year-old man was rescued after he grounded his jet ski during a New Year’s Eve ride on Skull Creek off Hilton Head Island. He was rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard via helicopter, and had no injuries.
Report blasts Coast Guard for not forcing change on duck boats before deadly sinking
The NTSB in a new report blasts the Coast Guard for failing to force the duck boat tourism industry to make critical safety improvements.
Our Views: Sunshine Bridge debacle should bring reckoning for Coast Guard negligence
We suspect that most Louisiana residents think highly of the U.S. Coast Guard, which is best known in this part of the world for efficiently plucking flood victims from rooftops.
Coast Guard rescues 4 people before boat capsizes off Sandy Hook
How to help South Texas U.S. Coast Guard members working during government shutdown
Food drives in downtown Corpus Christi and the Flour Bluff area were organized to help the 750 service members in the Corpus Christi Sector.
Coast Guard visits Boys and Girls Club with helicopter, kids learn water safety
Coast Guard visits Boys and Girls Club, kids learn water safety
Coast Guard removes 9 Hudson River ferries from service over safety concerns
The U.S. Coast Guard took nine Hudson River ferries operated by NY Waterway out of service Friday over safety concerns. Violations were spotted during a routine annual inspection, according to Coas…