United States Coast Guard

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Noun1.United States Coast Guard - an agency of the Department of Transportation responsible for patrolling shores and facilitating nautical commerceUnited States Coast Guard - an agency of the Department of Transportation responsible for patrolling shores and facilitating nautical commerce
Department of Transportation, DoT, Transportation - the United States federal department that institutes and coordinates national transportation programs; created in 1966
coastguard - a military service responsible for the safety of maritime traffic in coastal waters
bureau, federal agency, government agency, agency, office, authority - an administrative unit of government; "the Central Intelligence Agency"; "the Census Bureau"; "Office of Management and Budget"; "Tennessee Valley Authority"
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Low-resolution photos taken by the U.S. Coast Guard during a rescue operation showed roughly 100 people on the boat, clinging to every available space on the overturned vessel off Staniel Cay in the Bahamas.
It's not unusual to feel a sense of nostalgia after driving through the gates of the old air station, where a lone sign reading "U.S. Coast Guard" appears faintly above the hangar door as a reminder of times past.
The project is managed jointly by 170 Systems and the U.S. Coast Guard Finance Center, which hosts the centralized database of invoices and other document images at its facility in Chesapeake, VA.
A U.S. Coast Guard investigation, supported by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco & Firearms, continues.
The U.S. Coast Guard found that the vessel's failure to fix Longstanding engine problems had led to the accident.
Summary: New Orleans, La., July 09, 2010, SPA -- BP Plc could install a new containment cap on a blown-out well in the Gulf of Mexico by late Sunday or early Monday, Reuters quoted retired U.S. Coast Guard Admiral Thad Allen as telling reporters today.
The U.S. Coast Guard will have a permanent presence in New York Harbor, thanks to the Military Traffic Management Command.
The U.S. Coast Guard reports that only about 60 small wooden Haitian ships steam to Miami six times a year, carrying cargo of all types, but Haiti says 350 vessels fly its national flag.