NEW LONDON, Conn. -- U.S. Coast Guard Academy cadets conduct a regimental review Oct. 12, 2012. The review was held to honor the 200th Anniversary of the War of 1812. The special guests of the review were Capt. Raymond W. Pulver, commanding officer of Coast Guard Cutter Eagle, and Mr. John Johnson, president of OPSAIL Connecticut 2012. U.S. Coast Guard photograph by Petty Officer 3rd Class Cory J. Mendenhall. #coastie #coastguard
The Coast Guard has roles in maritime homeland security, maritime law enforcement (MLE), search & rescue (SAR), marine environmental protection (MEP), & the maintenance of river, intracoastal & offshore aids to navigation (ATON).