Today in Coast Guard History
1954 - Congress passed Public Law 584, resulting in the Coast Guard relinquishing to the Federal Communications Commission the responsibility for issuing safety radiotelegraphy and safety radiotelephony certificates and exemption certificates under the International Convention for Safety of Life at Sea.

Coast Guard Recruiting

Coast Guard Recruiting
  • Featured Photo

    Latest CG Photo
  • Breaking News

    Top Stories
  • Press Releases

    Press Releases
  • Multimedia

    Photos, Video, & Audio

VINEYARD SOUND, Mass. - Boston Bruins hockey player Shawn Thornton pilots Coast Guard Station Menemsha's 47-foot boat through Vineyard Sound during his day with the Coast Guard Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2009. Thornton was given a tour of Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England, Station Woods Hole, and Air Station Cape Cod and had the oppotunity to get underway, climb into a helicopter and a falcon jet, fast-rope from a training tower and witness tactical law-enforcement training. (USCG Photo/Petty Officer 2nd Class Lauren Jorgensen)

Multimedia Categories Photos Podcasts CGVI Video Pentagon Channel featuring the Coast Guard CG Video Channel RSS Feeds Audio Graphics/Art Desktop Wallpaper
more ...
2009 Coast Guard Posture StatementCoast Guard Publication 1
Most Popular Pages

Security Levels


  National Threat Level: Elevated
Coast Guard Blog
Coast Guard Announcements
CG Journal Reservist Magazine CG Magazine