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The Coast Guard was established on Aug. 4, 1790. The Coast Guard is charged with maritime security, safety, and stewardship. While the Coast Guard operates under the Department of Homeland Security during peacetime, during times of war, it can be transferred to the Department of the Navy, as it did in WWI and WWII.
The Coast Guard is comprised of approximately 40,000 active duty personnel supported by an additional 7,000 reservists.
A federal judge ruled she will not halt removal of the capsized cargo ship while a salvage company sues the U.S. Coast Guard.
The cadet visited Spain with six other cadets and a civilian friend during their spring break.
A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter rescued an injured 31-year-old Ukrainian man from a cruise ship on Thursday.
Currently, about half the student body are member of the Cadets Against Sexual Assault club.
Coast Guard's winter and spring athletes, all of them, had their seasons come to an end earlier Thursday.
Congress appropriated about $12.2 billion for the Coast Guard in fiscal 2020.