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The Coast Guard, working with the Palau National Police, conducts fisheries enforcement boardings in the Palau exclusive economic zone under a bilateral agreement. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Sara Mooers)
The Coast Guard, working with the Palau National Police, conducts fisheries enforcement boardings in the Palau exclusive economic zone under a bilateral agreement. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Sara Mooers)
The U.S. Coast Guard, Royal Canadian Air Force, and the Canadian Coast Guard work closely together to ensure the safety of mariners along the border.
The U.S. Coast Guard, Royal Canadian Air Force, and the Canadian Coast Guard work closely together to ensure the safety of mariners along the border.
USCG Headquarter's Civilian chairs the IMO’s Sub-Committee on Human Element, Training and Watchkeeping.
USCG Headquarter's Civilian chairs the IMO’s Sub-Committee on Human Element, Training and Watchkeeping.
The Coast Guard interacts across the spectrum of military and civilian agencies that comprise the Intelligence Community, which contributes to the Coast Guard’s national security mission.
The Coast Guard interacts across the spectrum of military and civilian agencies that comprise the Intelligence Community, which contributes to the Coast Guard’s national security mission.
Commanding officer of Coast Guard Training Center Cape May, N.J., speaks to members of foreign military during their visit to the training center. The group is participating in an international training opportunity designed to familiarize foreign military members with the Coast Guard as well as to learn about American history and culture. Twenty-seven countries have members participating in this class. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Warrant Officer John Edwards/Released)
Commanding officer of Coast Guard Training Center Cape May, N.J., speaks to members of foreign military during their visit to the training center. The group is participating in an international training opportunity designed to familiarize foreign military members with the Coast Guard as well as to learn about American ...More
The Coast Guard interacts across the spectrum of military and civilian agencies that comprise the Intelligence Community, which contributes to the Coast Guard’s national security mission. (U.S. Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Andrew Barresi)
The Coast Guard interacts across the spectrum of military and civilian agencies that comprise the Intelligence Community, which contributes to the Coast Guard’s national security mission. (U.S. Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Andrew Barresi)
The Coast Guard partners with the Department of Commerce and its components to enforce the Magnuson-Stevens Act, Endangered Species Act, and the National Marine Sanctuaries Act. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Sara Mooers)
The Coast Guard partners with the Department of Commerce and its components to enforce the Magnuson-Stevens Act, Endangered Species Act, and the National Marine Sanctuaries Act. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Sara Mooers)
Vice Admiral Ray, speaks to a member of the San Francisco Harbor Safety Committee, aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Sockeye in the San Francisco Bay during a towing demonstration. The drill was intended as a learning experience to enhance preparedness for emergency towing operations. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Loumania Stewart (Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Loumania Stewart)
Vice Admiral Ray, speaks to a member of the San Francisco Harbor Safety Committee, aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Sockeye in the San Francisco Bay during a towing demonstration. The drill was intended as a learning experience to enhance preparedness for emergency towing operations. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd ...More
A Coast Guardsman surveys the waters alongside a U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent while conducting border patrol and law enforcement operations on Lake Koocanusa in Montana. This cooperative mission helps build better partnerships and training between the two agencies. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Warrant Officer Brian Hennessy)
A Coast Guardsman surveys the waters alongside a U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent while conducting border patrol and law enforcement operations on Lake Koocanusa in Montana. This cooperative mission helps build better partnerships and training between the two agencies. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Warrant O ...More
Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Paul Zukunft (right) and the heads of seven other Arctic nations' coast guards sign a joint statement that establishes the frameworks that detail the development of a multi-year strategic plan, avenues to share information, highlight best practices, identify training exercises, and on-the-water combined operations to achieve safe, secure and environmentally-responsible maritime activity in the Arctic in Faneuil Hall in Boston, June 10, 2016. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley)
Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Paul Zukunft (right) and the heads of seven other Arctic nations' coast guards sign a joint statement that establishes the frameworks that detail the development of a multi-year strategic plan, avenues to share information, highlight best practices, identify training exercises, and on-the-wa ...More
AFGE Local 1495 members graduate from Stewart training at Coast
Guard Headquarters.
AFGE Local 1495 members graduate from Stewart training at Coast Guard Headquarters.
The AFGE National Organizer prepares to speak with Coast Guard employees during a Lunch and Learn.
The AFGE National Organizer prepares to speak with Coast Guard employees during a Lunch and Learn.
The Coast Guard, working with the Palau National Police, conducts fisheries enforcement boardings in the Palau exclusive economic zone under a bilateral agreement. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Sara Mooers)
The U.S. Coast Guard, Royal Canadian Air Force, and the Canadian Coast Guard work closely together to ensure the safety of mariners along the border.
USCG Headquarter's Civilian chairs the IMO’s Sub-Committee on Human Element, Training and Watchkeeping.
The Coast Guard interacts across the spectrum of military and civilian agencies that comprise the Intelligence Community, which contributes to the Coast Guard’s national security mission.
Commanding officer of Coast Guard Training Center Cape May, N.J., speaks to members of foreign military during their visit to the training center. The group is participating in an international training opportunity designed to familiarize foreign military members with the Coast Guard as well as to learn about American history and culture. Twenty-seven countries have members participating in this class. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Warrant Officer John Edwards/Released)
The Coast Guard interacts across the spectrum of military and civilian agencies that comprise the Intelligence Community, which contributes to the Coast Guard’s national security mission. (U.S. Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Andrew Barresi)
The Coast Guard partners with the Department of Commerce and its components to enforce the Magnuson-Stevens Act, Endangered Species Act, and the National Marine Sanctuaries Act. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Sara Mooers)
Vice Admiral Ray, speaks to a member of the San Francisco Harbor Safety Committee, aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Sockeye in the San Francisco Bay during a towing demonstration. The drill was intended as a learning experience to enhance preparedness for emergency towing operations. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Loumania Stewart (Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Loumania Stewart)
A Coast Guardsman surveys the waters alongside a U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent while conducting border patrol and law enforcement operations on Lake Koocanusa in Montana. This cooperative mission helps build better partnerships and training between the two agencies. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Warrant Officer Brian Hennessy)
Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Paul Zukunft (right) and the heads of seven other Arctic nations' coast guards sign a joint statement that establishes the frameworks that detail the development of a multi-year strategic plan, avenues to share information, highlight best practices, identify training exercises, and on-the-water combined operations to achieve safe, secure and environmentally-responsible maritime activity in the Arctic in Faneuil Hall in Boston, June 10, 2016. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley)
AFGE Local 1495 members graduate from Stewart training at Coast
Guard Headquarters.
The AFGE National Organizer prepares to speak with Coast Guard employees during a Lunch and Learn.

Partnerships

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.

Interagency - Non DHS

International Engagements

Organized Labor

  • American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE)
    The Coast Guard relies heavily on our organic union labor pool. These dedicated professionals are a critical part of the Coast Guard team providing mechanical, overhaul, and logistics services.

Industry

  • Port Partners
    The Coast Guard works with port partners in the Area Committees to meet requirements of the Oil Pollution Act of 1990, the Area Maritime Security Committee to meet requirements of the Maritime Transportation Security Act of 2004, and Harbor Safety Committees which exist in most ports and include robust industry partnerships.

Committees

  • Statutory Federal Advisory Committees (FACA)
    National Boating Safety Advisory Council Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee
    Towing Safety Advisory Committee Lower Mississippi River Waterway Safety Advisory Committee
    Great Lakes Pilotage Advisory Committee Houston/Galveston Navigation Safety Advisory Committee
    National Maritime Security Advisory Committee National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee
    Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee Chemical Transportation Advisory Committee
    Navigation Safety Advisory Council Commercial Fishery Safety Advisory Committee

Additional Readings


 A Cooperative Strategy
for 21st Century Seapower
 Fleet Plan