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U.S. Coast Guard (USCG)

United States Coast Guard

United States Coast Guard (USCG)

The Coast Guard is one of our nation's five military services, and is one of the oldest organizations of the federal government.

The US Coast Guard Celebrates 230th Birthday

On the Coast Guard’s 230th birthday—and everyday—Coast Guard women and men facilitate commerce in our ports and waterways; interdict illegal drugs at sea; patrol our coasts and protect our harbors and waterways; enforce laws and international treaties, and project sovereignty in the High Latitudes; and save lives.

Happy 230th Birthday, Coast Guard!

DHS S&T helps the Coast Guard better fulfill all of its missions by also striding with progress, leveraging research and development (R&D) breakthroughs to keep citizens safe and overcome ever-evolving threats to our climate and national security.

Mission Areas

The Secretary of The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) oversees the third largest Cabinet Department and leads our nation's efforts to secure our country from terrorism to natural disasters.

Acting Secretary Wolf Traveling to Florida

On, June 8th, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Chad F. Wolf will travel to Ft Lauderdale, Florida to visit the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Hurricane Center, where he will tour the facility and participate in a briefing to discuss operational readiness for the upcoming hurricane season.


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