U.S. Coast Guard
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As a branch of the U.S. Armed Forces, a law enforcement organization, a regulatory agency, a member of the U.S. Intelligence Community, and a first responder, the Coast Guard employs a unique mix of authorities, broad jurisdiction, flexible operational capabilities, and a network of partnerships. The Coast Guard is the principal Federal agency responsible for maritime safety, security, and environmental stewardship in U.S. ports and inland waterways, along more than 95,000 miles of U.S. coastline, throughout the 4.5 million square miles of U.S. Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), and on the high seas.
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In addition to law enforcement and safety operations, the USCG administers all aspects of vessel documentation.
The Coast Guard is a division of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security
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12/20/2021 - Initiated by Team BoatWiki.