Coast Guard images from around the globe

The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Lawrence Lawson gathers on the newly commissioned cutter during a commissioning ceremony held at Training Center Cape May, New Jersey, March 18, 2017.
A rescue swimmer is lowered from an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter onto a cliff during rescue training at Point Vicente Lighthouse March 21, 2017.
Seaman Martin Sissac and Petty Officer 3rd class Kaylee Harding tend to a man with a broken leg and arm during a medevac off Sabine Pass, Texas, Mar. 22, 2017.
A helicopter from Air Station Atlantic City in Egg Harbor Township, NJ, hovers close to the Capt Nathan trawler 50 miles east of Chincoteague, Virginia, Sunday, March 26, 2017.
A crew member aboard a 29-Foot Response Boat-Small II, from Coast Guard Station Tillamook Bay in Garibaldi, Ore., saves a distressed diver from the water near the Tillamook Bay Bar, March 26, 2017. Courtesy Don R. Best
A Coast Guard crewmember is shown conducting a dry fire exercise during a Firearms Training and Evaluation – Pistol course at the Dexter Small Arms Firing Range at Coast Guard Base Honolulu, March 28, 2017.
The 225-foot Coast Guard Cutter Oak is underway in Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts, Wednesday, March 29, 2017 to replace seasonal aids to navigation.
Julie Sheehan, a direct descendant of Coast Guard hero Signalman 1st Class Douglas Munro, pauses on the bow of the newly commissioned Coast Guard Cutter Munro for a photo before a commissioning ceremony in Seattle, April 1, 2017.
Leaders of the eight Arctic nations' coast guards sign a joint statement to achieve safe, secure and environmentally-responsible maritime activity in the Arctic in Faneuil Hall in Boston, June 10, 2016.
Boarding officers from the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Stratton seize cocaine during the boarding of a suspected smuggling vessel in the Eastern Pacific Ocean, Feb. 23, 2017.
A Coast Guard crewmember provides pyrotechnic training to a U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corps cadet aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Galveston Island (WPB 1349) off Honolulu, March 11, 2017.
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star, a 399-foot heavy icebreaker, is escorted by the crew of the Westrac II, a 73-foot towing vessel, as they moor to Pier 66 in Seattle, March 17, 2017.

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