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The Military Children 2024 World Expo is committed to ensuring all Coast Guard families and children have the resources they need to build resilience throughout their lives.


The Coast Guard is a maritime security organization that performs various missions such as law enforcement, search and rescue, environmental protection, and national defense. The United States Coast Guard (USCG) is one of the eight uniformed services of the U.S. and is under the Department of Homeland Security. The USCG has about 35,000 active-duty personnel and operates in all U.S. waters and around the world. The USCG also has a history of over 230 years, dating back to the establishment of the Revenue Cutter Service in 17902.

Some of the notable achievements of the USCG include:

  • Saving over 1.5 million lives since its inception

  • Conducting the largest maritime evacuation in history on September 11, 2001, transporting over 500,000 people from Lower Manhattan to safety

  • Leading the response to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010, the largest marine oil spill in U.S. history

  • Participating in major military operations such as World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, Operation Desert Storm, Operation Enduring Freedom, and Operation Iraqi Freedom

  • Supporting scientific research and exploration in the Arctic and Antarctic regions


The USCG motto is “Semper Paratus”, which means “Always Ready” in Latin. The USCG is a proud and professional service that protects the nation’s maritime interests and security. 


There are several ways to become an officer in the USCG: by successfully graduating from the Coast Guard Academy, Officer Candidate School (OCS)..


With nearly 30,000 members, the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary actively provides safety patrols on area waterways and regularly meets with...


Do you think you have what it takes to save lives, bust drug traffickers or track and catch polluters? Then you're ready for a job in the Coast Guard

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Everyday civilians in the Coast Guard work together with military personnel to save lives, enforce the law, operate ports and waterways...


Here's your chance to get a good-paying, part-time job that comes with impressive benefits including action, adventure and the chance to make a difference.



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