U.S. Coast Guard (@USCG )

U.S. Coast Guard

Bio Official Twitter account for the U.S. Coast Guard. If in distress, use VHF channel 16 or dial 911.

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Location Washington, D.C.
Tweets 21,4K
Followers 442,1K
Following 262
Account created 14-06-2008 02:09:38
ID 15113565

Hootsuite Inc. : Continuing a 20-year tradition, #USCG Cutter Mackinaw will deliver 1,200 Christmas trees next week as part of Chicagos Christmas Ship program. The annual tree delivery dates back more than a century.

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Hootsuite Inc. : During the height of #WWII, Rosalen H. Becker resolved to serve our country and defy convention by volunteering to support the war effort. She was among the first corps of women to enter the ranks of the #USCG.

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Hootsuite Inc. : LT Warren Gill was the only #USCG Reservist to receive the Navy Cross. Find out why: ow.ly/PhR250xh0yi

Hootsuite Inc. : In 1925 using borrowed U.S. Navy aircraft, the #USCG showed the value of air assets through the 1st aerial law enforcement assist and the 1st aviation interdiction. Congress later appropriated money to buy 5 CG aircraft. The rest is #AviationHistory.

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Hootsuite Inc. : November is #NationalAdoptionMonth! In this blog, Coast Guard men and women share their adoption stories.

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Hootsuite Inc. : #OTD in 1969: The German freighter Nordmeer ran aground on the Thunder Bay Shoal in Lake Huron. Most of her crew evacuated to a nearby ship but 8 crewmen remained on board to try to save the ship. The weather deteriorated and they called for help. The #USCG rescued all crew.

Hootsuite Inc. : Military families share what they're thankful for in this #Thanksgiving edition of Dear Coast Guard Family. #Thankful #Family

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Hootsuite Inc. : Have you been struggling to find the perfect gift for your friendly fisherman or avid boater? Give them a gift that will keep them safe on the water this season. From stocking stuffers to safety seminars, safety is the gift that’s in season.

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Hootsuite Inc. : The #USCG recycled more than 140k lbs of concrete buoy sinkers on an artificial reef near Yarmouth, Mass. #USCG Cutter OAK and Aids to Navigation Team Woods Hole used the discontinued concrete sinkers to support the Mass MarineFisheries artificial reef program.
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Hootsuite Inc. : Todays recipe is sweet potato and apple casserole! #ACoastGuardThanksgiving

Head over to Facebook to see the recipe: ow.ly/5uXS50xm4G7

Hootsuite Inc. : #USCG Station Depoe Bay crews had quite the day conducting surf training and heavy weather tows! #TrainingTuesday

📷: BMCS Murray, BMC Morey, and FN Wilson

Hootsuite Inc. : Todays recipe is bacon cheddar deviled eggs! #ACoastGuardThanksgiving

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Hootsuite Inc. : #ICYMI: Few people are considered heroic enough to have a Coast Guard cutter named in their honor. The Coast Guard held a ceremony on November 12 to announce two of its new Sentinel-Class Fast Response Cutters (FRCs)

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Hootsuite Inc. : Todays recipe is a cranberry, pear and pomegranate relish! #ACoastGuardThanksgiving

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📷: Maria Meredith

Hootsuite Inc. : #OTD in 1969, Apollo 12 successfully splashed down in the Pacific Ocean. Astronauts completed their mission to retrieve parts of Surveyor III from the moon. Today, the #USCG provides resources NASA in support of testing new survival equipment for upcoming splashdowns.

Hootsuite Inc. : Todays recipe is maple bacon baked brie! #ACoastGuardThanksGiving

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