Coast Guard News

October 6, 2017
The Military Health System (MHS) is modernizing TRICARE to better serve beneficiaries and to respond to changes in law and policy. Most changes will go into effect on January 1, 2018. ... [Read More]
October 4, 2017
Hands selects several messages to publish in a weekly post to help raise awareness about specific messages and useful information.... [Read More]
October 3, 2017
The current enlisted performance standards no longer optimally support the numerous human resource decisions needing to be made for the active duty and reserve enlisted workforce. Feedback from the Coast Guard over the years has been related to how the current EER System process was too long and that some of the competencies did not apply to every pay grade. ... [Read More]
October 2, 2017
The newest episode of the Coast Guard Paratus Report is now live! In this episode learn about upcoming changes to enlisted evaluation system, the Electronic Health Screening Tool for hurricane responders, and a new tuition assistance cap. ... [Read More]
September 28, 2017
Trying to find work as a military spouse means that you will face the inevitable question about why you have had so many jobs in so many places. Or worse – if they don’t ask, and they assume you have trouble keeping a job. Here's some tips and advice for Coast Guard spouses on the hunt for a new job. ... [Read More]
September 27, 2017
All Hands selects several messages to publish in a weekly post to help raise awareness about specific messages and useful information.... [Read More]
September 26, 2017
Chief Petty Officer Roderick Ansley shares what inspires him to be a great leader. Ansley received the 2017 Munro Inspirational Leadership Award winner for his outstanding leadership while assigned to Air Station Elizabeth City.... [Read More]
February 2, 2017
WASHINGTON — The Coast Guard is scheduled to launch its new, online digital newsroom,, Thursday afternoon. The mobile-friendly content management system replaces the service's previous news site,, and offers an email subscription service that delivers both regional and national Coast Guard news.... [Read More]
February 2, 2017
The Coast Guard suspended the active search at sunset, Wednesday, for a reported person in the water near Anini Beach, Kauai.“Suspending a search is a difficult decision to make, especially when we aren’t able to bring closure to the family,” said Charles Turner, command duty officer of Coast Guard Sector Honolulu.... [Read More]
February 1, 2017
MIAMI — The Coast Guard is searching Tuesday for a diver who was reported missing near Alligator Reef.  Missing is Rob Stewart, 37, from Toronto, Canada.... [Read More]
January 31, 2017
MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued a diver Tuesday who left a vessel taking on water one mile east of Dania Beach Pier.... [Read More]
January 31, 2017
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and Kauai Fire Department are searching for a reported person in the water near Anini Beach, Kauai, Tuesday. Missing is a 21-year-old woman last seen wearing a pink top and white bottoms. She is reportedly visiting from Baltimore. Anyone with information that may help locate the missing swimmer is asked to contact the Coast Guard Sector Honolulu Command Center at 808-842-2600.... [Read More]
January 31, 2017
Three people walk away after their Cessna 180 crashed near a ridgeline landing strip in the vicinity of the Chakachatna River in the Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska, Jan. 30, 2017. A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60T Jayhawk crew transported the three to Anchorage International Airport. U.S. Coast Guard photo. Three survivors aboard a downed Cessna 180 take a photo with the Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60T Jayhawk crew who rescued them Jan. 30, 2017. The three survivors reported no injuries. U.S. Coast Guard photo. ... [Read More]
January 30, 2017
SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard rescued three boaters from the water near Shelter Island, in San Diego, Monday. At approximately 1:45 p.m., Monday, a Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Team (MSST) 91109 33-foot Special Purpose Craft - Law Enforcement boat crew came upon three people in the water who had been involved in a personal watercraft collision, and had been in the water for approximately 30 minutes.... [Read More]
August 29, 2017
   Courtesy photos. HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is seeking the public's help identifying the owner of an unmanned, adrift kayak found in Maunalua Bay, Oahu, Sunday. The blue tandem kayak, labeled Cobra Tandem, was found approximately one mile offshore Aina Haina. ... [Read More]
January 29, 2017
by Petty Officer 2nd Class Nate Littlejohn... [Read More]
January 29, 2017
HOUSTON — A Coast Guard boat crew rescued a man and his three children Sunday morning, after their boat began to sink in the Galveston Fairway Anchorage, 10 miles southeast of the Galveston jetties. The man called 911 at 1:50 a.m., who patched him into the Coast Guard. He reported to Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders that he was fishing when his boat became disabled and it was sinking with he and his three children aboard. The names are not yet known, but the ages of the man's children were reported as 22, 15 and 14 years old.... [Read More]
January 28, 2017
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and Maui Fire Department ended their search, Saturday, for a missing fisherman near the Pokowai Sea Arch, Maui. After being located by a Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew, a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Coast Guard Station Maui recovered the man unresponsive at 9:22 a.m. approximately one mile from Pokowai Sea Arch. He was then transported to shore where he was declared deceased by awaiting medical personnel.... [Read More]