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VIDEO AVAILABLE: Coast Guard Station Elizabeth City adopts new mascot

Click on the photo above to video the video PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Members from Coast Guard Station Elizabeth City, North Carolina, adopted a new mascot Thursday after their former mascot passed away in May. The new mascot, a German shepherd named Chief Bert, served as an explosives detection dog with a Coast Guard Maritime Safety […]

Update: Coast Guard continues search for Alec Cooke near Waimea Bay, Oahu

HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is continuing the search for 59-year-old Alec “Ace” Cooke near Waimea Bay, Friday. On-scene assets have conducted 19 sorties, covered 5,900 square miles and deployed two self-locating datum marker buoys. An HC-130 Hercules airplane crew and two MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crews from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point are searching […]

Five Moving Secrets For Army Families

Here are five moving secrets for Army families that are must for smooth moving transitions. Research from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau indicates that roughly one third of active servicemembers receive PCS orders each year, and if you’re one of the many, the tips below will help you make the transition as smooth as possible. […]

Imagery Available: Coast Guard seeking public’s help locating owner of surfboard found adrift off Kawela, Oahu

Photos courtesy boat crew, Coast Guard Sector Honolulu. HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is seeking the public’s help in identifying the owner of a surfboard found adrift four miles northwest of Kawela, Oahu, Friday. The Woolley surfboard is 6-feet, one-inch long, white with leash attached. Anyone with information that may help identify the owner of […]

Leading ROTC Schools For Army

Interested in Joining the US Army? Without any question, ROTC schools for the Army are the best Option! ROTC acronym for Reserve Officers’ Training Corps is a program designed to prepare college students for future service in the U.S. Navy, Army and Air Force. Students interested in gaining exposure to the rigors of military training […]

Unified Command established for oil spill response at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport

BALTIMORE — A Unified Command has been formed as a response to an oil spill Friday at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. The Coast Guard along with Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority personnel, including Airport Operations, and Fire and Rescue; D.C. Department of Energy and Environment, Virginia Department of Environmental Quality and D.C. Harbor Patrol are […]

Finding College Scholarships Made Easy

Finding college scholarships can help pay for quality education and in most cases, obtaining one in any amount is helpful in reducing school costs. Keep in mind when using the internet to find scholarships, you may find additional information locally or at the bookstore or library. In short, you will need to conduct extensive research […]