Coast Guard

October 08, 2017

Around 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, three Coasties were leaving a flu shot event being run by the medical staff at the clinic at U.S. Coast Guard Base Elizabeth City. 


October 08, 2017

Across the country people are struggling to make sense of the senseless act of violence and the tragic outcome of the Las Vegas mass shooting this week.

October 08, 2017

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Coast Guard signed a memorandum of agreement with Virginia State University Wednesday as part of the Coast Guard's Minority-Serving Institutions Partnership Program.


September 27, 2017

Displaced from their homes by Hurricane Maria, nearly 60 family members of U.S. Coast Guard personnel based in Puerto Rico have found refuge in Elizabeth City.  

They arrived over the weekend and on Sunday were treated to a cookout on base. Assisting in welcoming them to town was Elizabeth…

September 24, 2017

Boating Safety

Course Offered

The premier boating safety course, Boating Skills and Seamanship, will be taught by qualified members of the US Coast Guard Auxiliary in the Outer Banks beginning Oct. 4. The ten-session course will be offered on various nights at the Pitts Center in Southern Shores…


September 24, 2017

Enlisted Person of Quarter

Like most people serving in the military, Fireman Tony Richard doesn't think twice about pushing himself to do a little extra, or even a lot extra, in order to help out his co-workers. His sacrifices have not gone unnoticed—Richard recently received the Elizabeth…


September 24, 2017

Although being a Coast Guard family means that we move every few years to new areas of the country, I seem to always find a place in the volleyball community. It has been the one constant in my life since I was a preteen, and continues to be so today. I started playing when I was 11 years old, and…

September 14, 2017

MAPLE — Camping has always been a hallmark activity of the Boy Scouts. The great outdoors is their classroom, where they learn valuable life lessons.

Now, thanks to a group of volunteers from Coast Guard Base Elizabeth City, local Scouts will soon have a place of their own to go…


September 10, 2017

When disaster strikes, the Coast Guard answers the call.

And when Hurricane Harvey hit, Coast Guard members from around the country responded. Crews that were located in the areas that were damaged were joined by shipmates and aircrew members from across the country.

Air Stations from coast to…

September 10, 2017

PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Coast Guard Atlantic Area personnel stationed in the Hampton Roads, Va., area continue to respond to the impacts of Hurricane Harvey Friday.

Local Coast Guard units providing support include the Fifth Coast Guard District, Force Readiness Command, Maritime Security Response…

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