USCG RHIB off Manhattan, 9/11/2001. Remembering those who sacrificed, and those who served.
A Coast Guard RHIB off Manhattan on the morning of 11 September 2001. Photo taken by Chan Irwin and provided courtesy of Mike Harmon.
"The Jaws of Death" - An official U.S. Coast Guard photograph by CPHOM Robert F. Sargent, USCG. A Coast Guard-manned LCVP from the U.S.S. Samuel Chase disembarks U.S. troops on the morning of 6 June 1944 at Omaha Beach. CLICK on this iconic image to learn more about the CG's historic role at Normandy.
"The Jaws of Death" - An official U.S. Coast Guard photograph by CPHOM Robert F. Sargent, USCG. A Coast Guard-manned LCVP from the U.S.S. Samuel Chase disembarks troops of the First Division on the morning of 6 June 1944 at Omaha Beach. CLICK on this iconic image to learn more about the CG's historic role at Normandy.
Flight of the Wright Flyer
119 years ago...on December 17, 1903, the Wright Brothers made history with the first heavier-than-air flight. This iconic image was taken by US Life-saving Service Surfman John T. Daniels. And the Coast Guard was there!
A photo of the U.S. Revenue Cutter McCulloch, dated August 1898 in Manila Bay during the Spanish-American War.
1 May marks the 125th anniversary of the start of this pivotal war. For more info click on the image.
Amelia Earhart in the ITASCA Logbook 07-02-1937
In 1937 Amelia Earhart sought to become the first female pilot to circumnavigate the globe. This logbook page documents the shift in mission for crew of CGC ITASCA on 2 July. After initial comms between Earhart and ITASCA ceased, the mission shifted from support as Aid to Navigation to Search & Rescue. And the Coast Guard Was There!
WOMEN in the COAST GUARD - Female CG Academy Cadets prepare to march shoulder to shoulder in President Carter's Inaugural Parade - 1977. The CG Academy opened to female cadets the previous year.
CELEBRATING WOMEN'S HISTORY - Female CG Academy Cadets prepare to march shoulder to shoulder in Pres Carter's Inaugural Parade - 1977. The CG Academy opened to female cadets the previous year.
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