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Topic - U.S. Coast Guard
The United States Coast Guard (USCG) is a branch of the United States armed forces and one of seven uniformed services. The Coast Guard is a maritime, military, multi-mission service unique among the military branches for having a maritime law enforcement mission (with jurisdiction in both domestic and international waters) and a federal regulatory agency mission as part of its mission set. It operates under the Department of Homeland Security during peacetime, and can be transferred to the Department of the Navy by the President or Congress during time of war. - Source: Wikipedia
Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl was discharged from the U.S. Coast Guard prior to joining the Army, according to a Coast Guard memo to Congress that sheds new light on the career back story of the soldier at the center of the controversial five-for-one U.S.-Taliban prisoner swap.
Shipping traffic remains suspended along a stretch of the St. Lawrence Seaway in northern New York as salvage efforts get underway for a grounded freighter.
US Coast Guard: Hull of missing British yacht found off Massachusetts, still no sign of 4 crew.
The U.S. Coast Guard will suspend its search for a British yacht missing in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean by midnight Friday if efforts by American, British and Canadian rescuers turn up no signs of the 40-foot Cheeki Rafiki or its four-member crew, an official in Boston said Thursday.
The search for a sailboat missing in the Gulf of Mexico has been called off.
The U.S. Coast Guard rescued two people after a good Samaritan spotted them standing on their overturned fishing kayak off the north Florida coastline.
The U.S. Coast Guard says boating fatalities are down in Alaska and nationwide.
The U.S. Coast Guard has resumed the search for four sailors whose yacht apparently capsized in the mid-Atlantic, after Britain appealed for a renewed effort.
The families of four missing British yachtsmen pleaded Monday for the U.S. Coast Guard to resume searching for the men, whose boat disappeared last week in the mid-Atlantic.
The U.S. Coast Guard is warning boaters of the dangers of operating vessels while under the influence of alcohol.
A two-day search of more than 5,000 square miles of Lake Ontario by helicopters, boats and airplanes for a missing boater from western New York has been called off, in what officials describe as an extremely difficult decision for rescuers to make, the U.S. Coast Guard said Saturday.
The U.S. Coast Guard will joined by local fire and police departments for a public event on the Buffalo waterfront to promote Boating Safety Day.
More than five months of ice breaking on the northern Great Lakes has been completed by the U.S. Coast Guard.
U.S. Senators from Connecticut, Massachusetts and West Virginia want to make it easier for consumers to assess the safety record of the cruise ship they are about to board in what for many is the vacation of a lifetime.
Search crews have found the body of a swimmer in Lake Michigan north of Chicago.