Meet Your Coast Guard Reserve

This is the first post of a month-long question and answer series intended to introduce members of the Coast Guard’s Pacific Northwest Reserve Force and recognize their contributions to our country and community. We’re kicking off this series with our […]


Introducing “Meet Your Coast Guard Reserve”

  Recognizing the People and Efforts of Our Pacific Northwest Reserve Force The Coast Guard Reserve is celebrating its 75th anniversary on Feb. 19, which is a major milestone for an organization with such a storied history. From the groundbreaking […]


Out of the fog: Rescuers, survivors reunite for 35th anniversary of Prinsendam rescue

    Written by Petty Officer 3rd Class Katelyn Shearer. Thirty-five years ago this week, disaster struck. The passengers and crew of the luxury cruise liner Prinsendam were on their third day of a month-long cruise from Vancouver, British Columbia […]


100th Anniversary

Origins: 100 years ago a combination of services led to the modern day Coast Guard

Not long ago, the Coast Guard America knows today – the organization that saves thousands of lives at sea each year, helps keep fisheries safe and fishermen afloat, prevents thousands of tons of narcotics from reaching U.S. soil and aids mariners from around the world – faced an untimely demise. But in the wake of the loss of the Titanic then President Woodrow Wilson signed the legislation that merged the Revenue Cutter Service and the U.S. Life-Saving Service to establish the Coast Guard in 1915.