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As day breaks, tugs arrive on scene to steer the 893-foot Carnival Triumph cruise ship back to port. #USCG photo.

#USCG Academy wrestlers host Newtown Youth Wrestling Association to honor #SandyHook Elementary School tragedy.

. says an early spring is on the way, but regardless of more winter or not, the #USCG will be there...

#USCG Station Fire Island: mission ready regardless of freezing temps, ice or snow.

Oʻahu is known as "The Gathering Place" & last week #USCG crews gathered w/ local rescuers to strengthen skills in #Hawaii's surf.

"Danger gleams like sunshine to a brave man's eyes." - Euripides

A Coast Guardsman's work is never done... #USCG

#USCG Air Station #Kodiak is all dressed up... with a lot of places to go. #Alaska #aviation

New year... same old weather. Here's #USCG Cutter SPAR taking water over the bow south of #Alaska.

Illegal net kills hundreds of #sharks http://goo.gl/n5leB #USCG

First day of winter & crews are hard at work! Here's #USCG Cutter SPAR in freezing conditions near Kodiak, #Alaska

The 2013 sailing schedule for #USCG Cutter Eagle is out! www.cga.edu/eagle

As 12/12/12 comes to an end we wanted to share one of our 12s... the 6512 out of #USCG Air Station Traverse City!

A day at sea aboard a #USCG cutter calls for a spectacular #sunset.

"You can't stop the waves, but you can learn to surf" - Jon Kabat Zinn

It's a dirty job...but someone's got to do it! #USCG Cutter Bristol Bay is hard at work repairing buoys.

On this day in 1942 the #USCG Women's Reserve, or SPARs, were formed. #SemperParatus!

Today we give thanks to the #USCG family. Thanks for your love & support!

On this day in 1984 #USCG accepts the HH-65A Dolphin rescue helicopter into service

Good morning from Aids to Navigation Team Key West as they work at Sombrero Reef Light!