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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 […]

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 […]

In Jacumba Hot Springs, California, it’s relatively easy to cross the border. A hole in a barrier fence near the U.S.-Mexico border has made the remote town east of San Diego a popular destination for migrants coming into the U.S. illegally. Mexican National Guard rushed to the wall when a CBS News crew approached.  “I’ve […]

Inside the U.S. Coast Guard patrols off Peru in mission to stop overfishing  NBC News Source link

BALTIMORE — The U.S. Coast Guard announced on Sunday that its aircrews had begun searching for a man who fell off a ship from a cruise line that departs from Baltimore. The 41-year-old man was traveling on the Vision of the Seas and fell overboard about 127 miles east of Charleston, South Carolina, according to […]

The U.S. Coast Guard says a boat carrying 12 passengers sank north of the Dominican Republic during inclement weather, and all have been rescued December 14, 2023, 7:44 AM ET • 1 min read SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A boat carrying 12 passengers sank north of the Dominican Republic during inclement weather, and all […]


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