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February 01, 2018

U.S. Coast Guard recruiter Ashley Coker always asks the same question whenever a recruit tells her they want to be a rescue swimmer: Do you have a plan B?


January 28, 2018

At the time of his death, Lincoln Spence was among only a handful of surviving African American U.S. Coast Guard World War II veterans.


January 28, 2018

NORFOLK, Va. — The Coast Guard recognized a Norfolk Fire and Rescue Captain and a Norfolk Police Officer Tuesday at Norfolk City Hall for their roles in bringing three people to safety in May 2017.


January 28, 2018

For the first time in its history, the U.S. Coast Guard's Aviation Logistics Center at Base Elizabeth City has established a government civilian as its second in command.

Edward J. Gibbons, who also served as the ALC's commanding officer from 2007 to 2010, became the command's first civilian…


January 28, 2018

For many military members, a government shutdown means business as usual – without pay. For others, it actually translates to more work because civilian employees working for the military were ordered to stay home from work.

When the shutdown took effect on Sat., Jan. 20, active duty military…

January 14, 2018

Every year is busy for Coast Guard members, but 2017 seemed to be more busy than usual – and may long be remembered as the year of the hurricanes.

January 14, 2018

Some areas of the Albemarle received up to a foot of snow last week, causing treacherous driving conditions and prompting the closures of schools and businesses.


January 14, 2018

(from The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.)

The Trump Administration is proposing to ease regulations that were adopted to make offshore oil and gas drilling operations safer after the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster. This…


December 31, 2017

Home for the holidays. For many military families it’s a relative term. It could mean your hometown, or your spouses’ hometown. It might be the place you’ve been stationed the longest, the most number of times, or the place you’re currently stationed. For many military…

December 31, 2017


WASHINGTON — The U.S. Coast Guard has announced the names for its Sentinel Class of Fast Response Cutters, each vessel being named for a deceased leader, trailblazer or hero of the Coast Guard and its predecessor services of the U.S. Revenue Cutter Service, the U.S. Lifesaving Service…

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