June 14, 2018


The library contains strategic documents and publications produced by the U.S. Coast Guard.

June 12, 2018


The Coast Guard manages six major operational mission programs: maritime law enforcement, maritime response, maritime prevention, marine transportation system management, maritime security operations, and defense operations.

June 12, 2018

Force Laydown

The Coast Guard has a presence on all seven continents and the world’s oceans, projecting national sovereignty with our icebreakers, national security cutters, high-endurance cutters, aviation assets, and deployable specialized forces.

June 12, 2018


The United States Coast Guard actively participates in hundreds of Federal, State, Tribal, and Local partnerships. Below are a sample of some of our key partnerships.

June 12, 2018


The Coast Guard's broad legal authorities associated with maritime transportation, hazardous materials shipping, bridge administration, oil spill response, pilotage, and vessel construction and operation.