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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A MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter from U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod landed on the front lawn of USCG Station Chatham Friday to provide training for some of the crew. #SAR #AlwaysReady Thank you for the photos BM3 Gerard Contrera and John J. Deignan Photography from Chatham News/Cool photos
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RT @Urena: On this #PresidentsDay I join the members of the Ancient & Honorable Artillery Company of Massachusetts to celebrate the leaders…
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Some of the members from USCG Station Menemsha took a trip to the Edgartown Public Library and read to the local preschool kids. "We had a blast, and were grateful for the opportunity!" Photos by Chief Parent
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Happy Birthday U.S. Coast Guard Reserve!
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U.S. Coast Guard Station Castle Hill's 45-foot response boat crew escorts United States Coast Guard Cutter Ocracoke through the west passage of Narragansett Bay.
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For Valentine's Day, U.S. Coast Guard Station Brant Point crew members had some special Valentines this year at Our Island Home, a skilled-nursing home, on Nantucket.
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U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Tybee launches their small boat during their living marine resources patrol. #LMR
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RT @USCG: How much do you know about the @USCGReserve? Read more interesting facts about this integral part of our service and put your kno…
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RT @nealperronpics: Received USCG Unit Coin in mail today. I known the honor and history of these coins, can’t wait to tap it on the table!…
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#TriviaWeekend: Can you tell us what is going on in this photo? Let us know if you need a hint!
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Looking for something to do today? Go meet Coasty and our crew members from U.S. Coast Guard Sector Boston, U.S. Coast Guard Station Boston, and our local Auxiliary at the New England Boat Show!
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Congratulations to MK2 Dakota Crow, for being selected as US Coast Guard Sector Northern New England's Enlisted Person of the Quarter! BZ, Shipmate! Crow is stationed on U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Amberjack in Maine.
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RT @BrantPointCG: Another navigation light and sound signal day off Nantucket! Low visibility due to fog this morning with rain: W winds 5-…
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“He literally looked like a guardian angel coming out of the sky. It’s something you can’t even describe.” - Capt. Andrew Arnett
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RT @InkyM: Check it out! Members of U.S. Coast Guard Station Brant Point headed over to Our Island Home last Thursday for... https://t.co/Q…
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#MorningNews: Cmdr. Brian McLaughlin, executive officer of U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod, speaks with the Cape Cod Times about the rescue of the four fishermen 18 miles south of Martha’s Vineyard. #SAR #AlwaysReady
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RT @USCG: The second episode of the February Paratus Report is now live! This episode, we're showing you great operational highlights from…
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RT @NWSBoston: [Accumulating Snow Likely Sat Night] Mild temps into Fri before turning colder Fri night/Sat. A fast moving system likely b…
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RT @BrantPointCG: Today in the Sound: SW winds 5-10 kts with gusts up to 20 this afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
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ICYMI: Last night, U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod rescued four people 18 miles south of Martha&#39;s Vineyard. Not only did we get video from the helicopter performing the rescue, but we received a unique point of view from our HC-144 Ocean Sentry who was providing overflight coverage of the scene. <a href="https://goo.gl/e29GMd" target="_blank"><a href="https://goo.gl/e29GMd</a> #SAR #AlwaysReady #USCG" target="_blank">https://goo.gl/e29GMd</a> #SAR #AlwaysReady #USCG</a>
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A U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod aircrew rescued four people from a sinking fishing boat Wednesday, about 18 miles south of Martha&#39;s Vineyard. "The most important things the crew did was activate their EPIRB and don their immersion suits," said Scott Backholm, a command duty officer at Sector Southeastern New England. #SAR #USCG Check out the release: <a href="https://goo.gl/rzd9Hx" target="_blank">https://goo.gl/rzd9Hx</a>
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#VIDEO @USCG Air Station Cape Cod aircrew rescues 4 from sinking boat 18 miles south of Martha's Vineyard. Crew of… https://t.co/Ug7X47nrJA
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#CoastGuard air crews rescue 4 from sinking fishing vessel 18 miles south of Martha's Vineyard. Reported to be in g… https://t.co/KRhv866Ce0
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The crew of U. S. Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma got together to wish their loved ones Happy Valentine’s Day while underway.
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The small boat from U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Steelhead conducted evening boardings in the East Providence area. BM1 Matthew Vail and SN John Hightower were apart of the boarding team doing safety checks with the local fisherman. Photo by SN Hightower
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RT @ericfisher: Sun busting out over Boston. It's gonna be a good one. Sup @USCGNortheast? https://t.co/XCfzEtKwyD
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Happy &#128152; Day Northeast!
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Welcome U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Amberjack to the Northeast Facebook Family. The cutter is homeported in Jonesport, Maine.
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RT @TonyBalls9120: The @USCG Ice Breaker Penobscot Bay from Bayonne, NJ breaks trail into Bangor for groceries and a photo op. Cc: @USCGNor…
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RT @BrantPointCG: Today in the Sound: N winds 10 to 15 kts with gusts up to 25, becoming NE 5-10 kts this afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
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We will have crews searching through the night in Buzzards Bay after receiving faint mayday calls. Follow this link… https://t.co/0cuDs1WQ0N
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RT @cctphotographer: A @USCGNortheast boat navigates through the water and waves off North Beach, Chatham. A pair of Coast Guard boats coul…
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RT @RogerWMTW: Thanks to @USCGNortheast Tackle for working the Kennebec River yesterday. #MEwx #icejam https://t.co/lHuCM6Zx72
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Thank you, @BlairMillerTV from @boston25, for serving as a guest speaker today at the #CoastGuard's D1 senior leade… https://t.co/CudpFwh15i
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RT @Eweather13: BREAKING: The #CTRiver #icejam is officially gone! The @USCGNortheast made it through the ice up to the Higganum/Middletow…
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RT @SenBlumenthal: Cold weather and wind won’t stop @USCG’s vital icebreaking efforts on the #Connecticut River. Great getting a firsthand…
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