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Zeita Merchant is set to make history by becoming the first Black female rear admiral in the Coast Guard, the Mississippi Clarion Ledger reported. Merchant will take over her new role in April. Capt. Zeita Merchant will become the highest-ranking Black woman in U.S. Coast Guard history when she assumes the rank of rear admiral […]

CORPUS CHRIST, Texas – The United States Coast Guard stopped three lanchas and seized 2,160 pounds of illegally caught fish off the southern Texas coast. Authorities found 13 fishermen from Mexico illegally fishing north of the Maritime Boundary Line, a press release said. The U.S. Coast Guard arrested the fishermen and seized 2,160 pounds of […]

The Long Blue Line blog series has been publishing Coast Guard history essays for over 15 years. To access hundreds of these service stories, visit the Coast Guard Historian’s Office’s Long Blue Line online archives, located here: THE LONG BLUE LINE (uscg.mil)    The history of African American participation in the Coast Guard and […]

The U.S. Coast Guard says a 60-year-old man sailing from California to Hawaii arrived in the islands over the weekend February 5, 2024, 10:23 PM ET • 1 min read HONOLULU — A 60-year-old man sailing from California to Hawaii arrived in the islands over the weekend, a day after the U.S. Coast Guard asked […]

The U.S. Coast Guard is asking mariners for help in finding a 60-year-old man sailing from California to Hawaii February 2, 2024, 6:56 PM ET • 1 min read HONOLULU — The U.S. Coast Guard on Friday asked mariners for help in finding a 60-year-old man sailing from California to Hawaii. Noel Rubio left Long […]

What would happen if East Coast shipping ports were underwater and out of operation? Supply chains across the nation rely on these ports transporting trillions of dollars’ worth of goods each year. With experts predicting an average sea level rise of 2 feet by . . .

The Defense Department identified on Monday the two Navy SEALs who were lost at sea and died this month during a nighttime commando raid on a small ship carrying weapons components bound for Yemen. Active-duty and veteran SEALs said it appeared that the men might have sunk quickly before they could be rescued, and that […]

The U.S. Coast Guard says a person from the Dominican Republic died after it fired at a fleeing boat in the Caribbean Sea that was smuggling an estimated $11 million worth of cocaine January 12, 2024, 9:50 AM ET • 1 min read SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The U.S. Coast Guard said a person […]

Iran’s Navy said it had seized a vessel loaded with crude oil off the coast of Oman on Thursday after an armed group wearing military-style uniforms and black masks boarded the ship. The vessel, previously named the Suez Rajan, was involved last year in the U.S. government seizure of Iranian oil that was being transported […]

Weather alerts have been issued across the U.S. as a winter storm has been forecast to hit the East Coast. Winter storm warnings have been issued in states including New York, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania and Virginia, according to the National Weather Service (NWS). The NWS had warned Friday of heavy snow and severe ice from Maryland […]


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