Welcome to the First Coast Guard District

The First District is an agile, expert military organization providing the best possible service in Maritime Safety, Homeland Security, National Defense, and Environmental Protection. In all that we do, we strive to earn the respect of the American people; for they are the reason we serve. We are committed to dedicated teamwork and comprised of empowered and inspired individuals who live our core values of honor, respect, and devotion to duty.

First District Commander's Intent

The Commander's Intent encapsulates the vision, mission, and guiding principles by which the women and men of the First Coast Guard District will conduct ourselves and complete our missions. Click here to read full text.

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Check out this special tonight featuring our @USCG crews stopping drugs from hitting America’s shores. Also featuri… https://t.co/BY0aRODJ0R
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Morning News: U.S. Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England had a ground breaking ceremony yesterday formally announcing the beginning of their long awaited upgrade.
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Check out this video of U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Sanibel getting ready to be splashed at the shipyard in Rhode Island. They are almost ready to rejoin the fleet at #USCG Sector Southeastern New England and continue protecting our shores in the Northeast.
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Blair Miller and Adam Liberatore from Boston 25 News spent 10 days underway in the Eastern Pacific to learn how the U.S. Coast Guard stops drugs from entering our country. Check out the story Friday night at 10:30 p.m. on Boston 25. #DHS U.S. Coast Guard Pacific Area U.S. Coast Guard Pacific Southwest U.S. Coast Guard Pacific Northwest
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Coast Guard Hockey Organization's #CoastGuard team went 5-0 to win the New Dawn Division during the Armed Services Hockey Association International Championships in Las Vegas! Great Job, Fireman Justice Cook, from Station Point Allerton (Hull, MA) who was the most junior USCG member on the ice!
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The #Boston based #CoastGuard Cutter SPENCER offloaded approximately 10 tons of cocaine in Port Everglades, FL, yesterday - keeping it off American 🇺🇸 streets. RELEASE: https://goo.gl/kmTGR4
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#Boston based #CoastGuard Cutter SPENCER offloads approximately 10 tons of cocaine in Port Everglades, Fl, keeping… https://t.co/r0Rk0slaOJ
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The Boston-based CGC Spencer's crew has been busy during their patrol. “This offload represents 14 separate suspected drug smuggling vessel interdictions by Spencer and six other vessels,” said Cmdr. John McTamney, Spencer's Captain. BZ!
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RT @boston25: @USCG @USCGNortheast @USCGPacificNW Hunting drug smugglers on the high seas. Boston 25's @BlairMillerTV spent a week on board…
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Preparations are underway for #Santa's 2017 flights! #CoastGuard elves were busy in #Boston this morning wrapping… https://t.co/beVKkBD070
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Preparations are underway for Santa's 2017 flights! Coast Guard elves and Friends of Flying Santa were busy in Boston this morning wrapping more than 1,200 gifts for Operation Flying Santa! It's a New England Lighthouse & U.S. Coast Guard tradition Since 1929!
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RT @BlairMillerTV: Tonight, my reports embedded w/ @USCG begin as they go after drug cartels/ smugglers in Pacific. Some behind the scenes…
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Welcome to the fleet, SN Kristin Talbot! SN Talbot reported this week to U.S. Coast Guard Station Boothbay Harbor, Maine, from basic training in Cape May, N.J. Welcome aboard, Shipmate!
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Rest in Peace, Shipmate. #ThomasHudner https://t.co/l8KjIKu2gy
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Sky is doing an awesome job breaking-in as a communications watchstander at U.S. Coast Guard Station Merrimack River, but the foster pup is still working on her "no naps during watch" qualification! #GuardDog
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Thanks to @BlairMillerTV and @boston25 for hosting our field trip today to the studio where the magic happens. https://t.co/cqZszqZ7at
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RT @BlairMillerTV: I recently embedded w/ @uscg in middle of Pacific Ocean as they took down drug smugglers linked to cartels. Reports begi…
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RT @Urena: Saddened to learn that US Navy Captain, Medal of Honor Recipient Thomas J. Hudner Jr. has passed away. A great leader, former Co…
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Service members from Coast Guard Sector New York pose during the New York City Veterans Day Parade, also known as America's Parade, Nov. 11, 2017. With more than 40,000 participants, it's the largest Veterans Day event in the country. #USCG (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Frank Iannazzo-Simmons, U.S. Coast Guard Tri-State)
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U.S. Coast Guard Honor Guard at the Secretaries Cup yesterday. Unfortunately, the U.S. Coast Guard Academy lost to the United States Merchant Marine Academy. Thanks for the video Colleen Elias!
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U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba welcomes Boy Scout Troop 1 from Southborough, Mass. aboard to learn about the ship and what the U.S. Coast Guard does.
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#CoastGuard cutter Campbell towed a disabled fishing vessel with 30,000 lbs. catch off New Hampshire coast to Glouc… https://t.co/KkzXeq1dHr
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US Coast Guard Cutter Campbell towed a 65-foot disabled fishing troller about 30 miles off the coast of New Hampshire with 30,000 lbs of catch on board. The Campbell crew towed the Black Beauty to Gloucester, where 47-foot Motor Lifeboat crew from Coast Guard Station Gloucester picked up the tow and en route to Gloucester Harbor. #SAR #USCG https://goo.gl/EP4oRd
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Thank you to our Veterans for paving the way for our generation of Service Members! Members from U.S. Coast Guard Station Castle Hill, U.S. Coast Guard Station Point Judith, Aids to Navigation Team Bristol, and #USCG Cutter Tiger Shark, helped local Rhode Island veterans move into the new, state-of-the-art Veteran's Home built by the RI Office of Veterans Affairs.
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The truce that led to the end of World War I went into effect at precisely the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918. The following year, President Woodrow Wilson proclaimed 11 November as Armistice Day to honor the memory of all who served in the devastating "war to end all wars." In 1954, President Dwight D. Eisenhower changed the name of the commemoration to Veterans Day as a way to commemorate all those who have served our nation in uniform throughout our history. Coast Guard men and women have served to defend our nation since 1790, with many paying the ultimate sacrifice to protect the freedoms we enjoy today. The importance of the holiday continues to this day as a day of remembrance, reflection, and commemoration. #USCG #VeteransDay
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Our U.S. Coast Guard Academy takes on rivals United States Merchant Marine Academy today at noon on ESPN3 for this year's football #SecretariesCup. #GoBears!
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Let's go @USCGAcademy Bears against rivals #USMMA in this year's #SecretariesCup at noon on @espn! #GoBears beat… https://t.co/gCe7IZiIfV
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A great #VetsDay tribute to our @USCG by @CambridgePolice here in Massachusetts! https://t.co/WwakL66NaJ
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Happy Birthday U.S. Marine Corps! Thank you for all that you do.
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#USCG #STAManemsha had an early start to their morning after they towed a grounded lobster boat to New Bedford Harb… https://t.co/MAK98xjgkW
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USCG Station Menemsha's morning started wicked early after they responded to a grounded lobster boat in Quick's Hole, Massachusetts, at about 4 a.m. The crew towed the boat, which is homeported in Fairhaven, back to New Bedford Harbor for repairs to a damaged rudder. No injuries were reported. Coast Guard photos by BM3 Leanna McKenna
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"We appreciate the rescue efforts from Gloucester Fire Department," said Capt. Claudia Gelzer, commander of U.S. Coast Guard Sector Boston. "Port partnerships with local first responders are critical to our success in these challenging maritime cases." Read the release: https://goo.gl/iPMYCG
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#ThrowbackThursday Happy Halloween from U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Juniper! They are in Florida for dry dock repairs. We anxiously await their return home!
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#BREAKING: #CoastGuard, Gloucester Fire Department rescue 3 from boat grounded off Eastern Point Lighthouse.… https://t.co/9QqqGCULnd
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#HAPPENINGNOW: #Coastguard rescues three from grounded fishing vessel off Gloucester. https://t.co/V9Ifc0qaxd
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RT @USCG: November is #militaryfamilyappreciationmonth. CG families are the backbone of the service, and we salute their commitment and sac…
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RT @BrantPointCG: NE winds 10-15 kts with gusts up to 20, diminishing to 5-10 kts this afternoon. Seas 2-3 ft. Small Craft Advisory 🚩 expec…
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RT @MassEMA: Many great conference breakout sessions planned including social media use with @auburnmassfire @USCGNortheast @CambridgePolic
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RT @ALT929boston: #ad @USCGNortheast & partners want to educate paddlers on this year on how to “have fun, be safe, & paddle smart.” https:…
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