The star-spangled buoy

Post written by PA1 Pamela J. Boehland The stars and stripes of the American flag are painted on the “Francis Scott Key” buoy, which is now bobbing up and down in the Patapsco River. It marks the spot, where 200 […]


Week in the life of the Coast Guard

Since 1790 the Coast Guard has safeguarded our nation’s maritime interests, providing a 24/7 presence along America’s rivers, ports, coastline and on the high seas. But while the Coast Guard’s presence and impact is regional, national and international, our operations […]


Coast Guard Cutter James Rankin crew participates in 2011 Coast Guard Yard Kid’s Camp

Post and photos by Petty Officer 2nd Class Brandyn Hill Participants of the 2011 Coast Guard Yard Kid’s Camp went underway with the Coast Guard Cutter James Rankin, a 175-foot inland buoy tender, Thursday along the Curtis Creek in Baltimore […]