ASTORIA, Ore. - The Coast Guard rescued an 11-year-old boy and his father caught in the surf near Pacific City on March 26, 2010.
BODEGA BAY, Calif - Crewmembers aboard a motor lifeboat train in the surf Jan. 13, 2010, to practice conducting search and rescue missions in heavy seas.
CLEARWATER, Fla. - Crewmembers rescue an injured 64-year-old woman and her 49-year-old friend from their disabled sailboat 198 miles west of St. Petersburg, Fla., on Sept. 1, 2010.
NEW YORK - Coast Guard Cutter Morro Bay breaks ice on the Hudson River Jan. 14, 2010.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - U.S. Coast Guard Port Security Unit and Haitian Coast Guard memebers provide medical attention at an orphanage three weeks after the earthquake hit the capital.
SAN DIEGO - Two crewmembers are taken by helicopter to conduct repairs on a jetty light that cannot be reached by boat.
HOUSTON - A helicopter crew and rescue swimmer get a man stranded clinging to a piling after he waded too far from shore while fishing July 12, 2010.
ASTORIA, Ore. - A 17-year-old boy is hoisted to a helicopter after falling from a 200-foot cliff at the Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center July 25, 2010.
CLEARWATER, Fla. - The Coast Guard rescues two men after their boat overturned 30 miles west of Egmont Key, Fla.
POINT HOPE, Alaska - A Coast Guard crew builds a 15-foot aid to navigation tower Aug. 2, 2010, the only permanent Coast Guard tower of its kind north of the Arctic Circle. The aid will help boats navigate the Bering Strait.
NEW ORLEANS - Coast Guard Cutter Juniper from Rhode Island skims oil off the Florida and Alabama coast June 12, 2010.