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US Coast Guard Sets Record for Drug Seizures at Sea Again

The United States Coast Guard has set a new record for cocaine seizures at sea for the second year in a row.  The Washington Post reports that the Coast Guard has seized more than 455,000 pounds of cocaine through Sept. 11 … Continue reading

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Happy 221st Birthday US Coast Guard !

On August 4, 1790, Alexander Hamilton founded the Revenue Cutter Service, the predecessor of the United States Coast Guard.   The anniversary is celebrated in various ways around the United States. Portsmouth, VA will host a celebration today through Saturday. In Alaska, August … Continue reading

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U.S. Coast Guard Celebrates 220th Birthday

Happy birthday to the United States Coast Guard!   Two hundred and twenty years ago today, Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton, created the Revenue-Marine, later renamed the Revenue Cutter Service.  For nine years, until the re-establishment of the United … Continue reading

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