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.

Command Philosophy

 

The Command Philosophy document can be found here.

Please enjoy this introductory video from the District Commander and Command Master Chief.

 

 

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RT @USCG_Tri_State: @FleetWeekNYC officially kicked off today! #StatenIsland got the chance to explore a #USCG MH-60T helicopter from Air S…
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RT @MCPOCG: Our #USCG men and women are standing the watch, carrying out global operations and protecting our homeland, but in order to con…
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#BreakingNews #USCG Station Woods Hole response boat crew, partner agencies rescue a paddler off #NobskaLighthousehttps://t.co/5AJJupGWw9
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Heading out on the water this summer? Don't forget your life jacket and make sure you #Wearit!!! Put it on before y… https://t.co/WhhyZc2nRw
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Coast Guard Station Gloucester and Station Menemsha kick off #NationalSafeBoatingWeek with action-packed open house… https://t.co/VJiTAAPtgp
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It’s wear your life jacket to work day! We’ve got our life jackets on. Do you? It’s ok if you forgot to wear your l… https://t.co/lm1kV4uIBi
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The @USCG Auxiliary hosts safe boating courses throughout the year. You can also schedule free boating safety inspe… https://t.co/osuEfoQNEi
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Just because it’s a beautiful day out and the air temp is favorable, doesn’t mean the waters aren’t frigid. Dress f… https://t.co/Gg2QtaVWrv
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RT @USCG: Happy Mother's Day!! 🌷 https://t.co/m1wcKz5uDA
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Do you know how to ensure your boat stays moored and not become adrift? Take a @USCG boating course,… https://t.co/ICW0xnRILc
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Label your paddlecraft, so your tax dollars are not wasted on unnecessary searches. #AlwaysFirst #AlwaysReady #USCGhttps://t.co/0WphJhJGw6
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Emergency position indicating radio beacons (EPIRBs) and personal locator beacons (PLBs) transmit a distress signal… https://t.co/XvdoxHPoky
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#PaddleResponsibly by making sure your craft is labeled and is secured when not in use. #PaddleSafe by making sure… https://t.co/aoVBVedZND
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RT @NOAAFish_GARFO: There are two overlapping slow speed zones south of Martha's Vineyard to protect #rightwhales, thru 5/14 and 5/21. Plea…
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#OpDryWater is July 5-7. If you boat under the influence of drugs or alcohol you are endangering your life and the… https://t.co/ZnT10f7y4Z
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@DustinGFitch Well thank you for adding your expertise, you will be hearing from us! :-) -PA2 Nicole Groll
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RT @USAfricaCommand: Marine Corps Gen. Thomas Waldhauser, commander, AFRICOM, met with personnel from @USCG Cutter Thetis May 8. Thetis re…
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Alcohol use is the leading known contributing factor in fatal boating accidents, so don't drink and boat.… https://t.co/PRhno39qRO
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RT @USCG: Yesterday, the Coast Guard the @USNavy and city of New York celebrated the 100th anniversary of the world's first transatlantic f…
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Do you wear your life jacket when you're out on the water? If you don't - we really wish you would! #BoatSafe2019https://t.co/neskFNn9vX
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U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma had the pleasure of hosting New Hampshire's Congressman Chris Pappas. Adm. Andrew Tiongson and the crew gave the Congressman a tour of the ship explained the many missions the cutter and crew support. U.S. Coast Guard Atlantic Area Command
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🎉 Congratulations to the winners of the Enlisted Person of the Year and Reserve Enlisted Person of the Year Awards!
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📸 A great group of photos from our followers to be featured on Fan Photo Friday!! 📲 DM us your favorite photos from #USCGNortheast for a shot at being featured in the next Friday highlight! Thanks to everyone that sent in photos for this week: @bienewman @earnshaw_jake @ericdesirey @geoff_potter @michelle.p.perryman @natedog_85 @newatermanphoto @nickmagu @smartlax00 #FanPhotoFriday #USCG #photography @uscg @ U.S. Coast Guard Northeast
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What an incredible sunrise near Coast Guard Station Portsmouth Harbor!
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Ombudsman appreciation luncheon was a success! Great company & conversation celebrating our Coast Guard family advocates. Our ombudsmen support us by working to improve communication between the command and Coast Guard family members. They provide information and outreach to command families and provide appropriate referral resources.
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We would like to welcome U.S. Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England's crew to facebook! Located in Woods Hole, #Massachusetts, the sector is responsible for the federal waters in and around #CapeCod to #RhodeIsland.
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BZ, Petty Officer Jared Dunn! YN1 Dunn recieved the enlisted 2018 U.S. Coast Guard Human Resource Management Achievement Award for his outstanding performance in the care and support of #USCG personnel through exceptional customer service, innovative thinking, and improved methods in human resource management.
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Thanks New England Revolution for the shout-out! Local U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Army, and United States Air Force service members were recognized at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts, for their service during Sunday's soccer match.
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Today is Coast Guard Ombudsman Appreciation Day! For the past 30 years, Coast Guard Ombudsmen have established themselves as an elite group of professionally trained information and referral specialists who empower families to face the many challenges of military life. The support they provide plays an important and vital role in ensuring the resiliency of each family member, and the success of the Coast Guard’s missions. Thank you!
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#MorningNews Check out this Boston 25 News podcast and learn what it's like to respond to an emergency at sea with U.S. Coast Guard AST2 Mike Kelly, a rescue swimmer from U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod. #SAR
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Massachusetts U.S. Representative Bill Keating came by to share some conversation with local U.S. Coast Guard members earlier today at USCG Station Menemsha. We appreciate your time!
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USCG Station Point Judith a fishing boat the other day to ensure they were't fishing illegally. The crew of the Karen Ann passed their inspection with flying colors and enjoyed the rest of the beautiful day at sea! BZ! #LMR #LivingMarineResources #SafeBoating
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Check out this video of U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Thunder Bay that WMTW-TV featured! #IceBreaking #AtoN #SpringBreakout #USCG
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Thanks for taking this video of U.S. Coast Guard Cutter TACKLE Bangor Maine Fire Department! It's always a pleasure to assist our fellow first responders and ensure they are able to transit the waterways safely as well. #Partnerships #SAR #SpringBreakout #IceBreaking
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