Frequently Asked Questions
|War||Number Served||Deaths in Action||Wounded||Total Casualties||POWs|
|Quasi-War with France||unknown||unknown||unknown||unknown||0|
|War of 1812||100 (?)||unknown||unknown||unknown||86|
|Mexican War||71 officers||unknown||unknown||unknown||0|
|Civil War||219 officers||1||unknown||unknown||0|
|World War I||8,835||111 *||unknown||unknown||0|
|World War II||241,093||574 **||unknown||1,917||3|
|Korean War||8,500 ***||0||0||0||0|
|Mayaguez Incident||8 ****||0||0||0||0|
|Grenada: Operation Urgent Fury||162||0||0||0||0|
|Panama: Operation Just Cause||9*****||0||0||0||0|
|Operations Desert Shield / Storm||400||0||0||0||0|
|Operation Enduring Freedom||~20||0||0||0||0|
|Operation Iraqi Freedom||1,250||1||1||2||0|
= 81 Coast Guard
deaths from other causes, i.e. crashes, accidents, disease or drowning.
**= 1,343 Coast Guard deaths from other causes, i.e. crashes, accidents, disease or drowning.
***= Approximate number of Coast Guardsmen who were eligible for the Korean Service Medal.
****= Crewmen on board HC-130B CG-1339 & one Coast Guard officer participating in the USCG-USN Exchange Program on board USS Harold E. Holt (FF-1074).
*****= There were six personnel from Group Miami LEDET who were stationed aboard the USS Vreeland (FF-1068) which was conducting CN operations when the ship was diverted for Operation Just Cause. Three others were assigned permanently to Panama and were also involved in the conflict. No casualties were incurred.