U.S. Coast Guard

U.S. Coast Guard


Official Twitter account for the U.S. Coast Guard. If in distress, use VHF channel 16 or dial 911. (RT, follows ≠ endorsements)

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Don't forget to tune in to the State of the Coast Guard Address February 20 at 1 p.m. You can catch it right here or on . @ADMZukunft  #CoastGuard2020 

Boating season is right around the corner. Know your required safety gear!

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When your day goes sideways.. NMLB school students learn to navigate surf zones while using one engine. Students learn what the ocean is capable of, along with how capable the 47-foot Motor Lifeboat is under these conditions.

"America is a maritime Nation. It is a Nation shaped by seafarers who recognized the tremendous economic potential derived from unrestricted access to the oceans, internal waterways, deepwater ports and protected straits and bays." @ADMZukunf  #CoastGuard2020 

Our people are our greatest strength. #WhyIServe 

Here's what it's like to be rescued by the #USCG  if you fall through the ice. Remember, no ice is safe ice! WATCH:

Pacific Island Countries are a power projection superhighway. Our contribution in the region is human-to-human interaction. We show our enduring commitment through ‘hands-on’ training, exchanges, and support. Learn more #CoastGuard2020 

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@VP  is welcoming back the crew of CG Cutter Munro as they turn over 39K lbs of cocaine from drug seizures like this one from a semi-submersible off South America to federal agents. We will be live-streaming the offload on Facebook in a few hours. More:

People in #HurricaneHarvery  distress can call the following #USCG  numbers: 281-464-4851 281-464-4852 281-464-4853 281-464-4854 281-464-4855

People in distress from #harvey  can call the following #USCG  numbers: 281-464-4851 281-464-4852 281-464-4853 281-464-4854 281-464-4855

Thank you to @POTUS  and all who came out yesterday to our Nation's Capital#IndependenceDay  celebration. Happy 243rd Birthday America.

We know how much you love your pets and want to keep them safe from flooding. ? #HurricaneFlorence  #Florence 

To report a #harvey  emergency you must call numbers below or 911 for assistance. If busy keep trying. Do not report distress on social media

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During their 68-day Eastern Pacific counter drug patrol, the crew of USCGC Thetis rescued a large sea turtle entangled in $53 million worth of cocaine. Read here to learn more about this patrol:

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