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The Coast Guard Channel Community is the Coast Guard Channel's social network, a place for friends, forums, groups, photos, and videos.

Many thanks to Susan O'Connor Fraser and Tam Communications for ten great years of owning the Coast Guard Channel Community.




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Veteran Crisis Support Information

The Veterans Crisis Line is a good number to have close by. The phone number for the National Suicide Prevention Hotline/VA Crisis Line is

800-273-8255. Press "1" at the prompt. 

Counselors are also available through confidential text at 838255 or at

VA Mental Health Crisis Web Site

The American Legion Buddy Check program

Let's look out for one another.

You are not alone. Connect with care now.


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Blog Posts

Merry Christmas and health update

Posted by Kevin S Quinn on December 26, 2020 at 12:01pm — 2 Comments


Posted by CHARLES E. DIVER on September 19, 2020 at 1:30pm — 8 Comments

79 YOA

Posted by Robert Seldon Pinkerton on August 21, 2020 at 2:47pm

Latest Activity

Donald (Rags) Ragsdale commented on John Estep's group Coast Guard Sea Veterans of America
"I do believe I've seen that movie.  Not lately, though.  I have the movie version of The Cruel Sea which I watch now and then  I re-read the book one OS patrol just for the atmosphere.  LOL"
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Johnny Zeock commented on Robert J Martinelli's group Vietnam Veterans
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Richard Hundahl commented on John Estep's group Coast Guard Sea Veterans of America
"The talk about British and Canadian Corvettes forced my to check my library. The Flower Class Corvettes were the most numerous built by the Brits and Canadians. They were 208 feet long and had a maximum speed of 16 knots under the best of…"
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Joseph "Joe" Leonard commented on John Estep's group Coast Guard Sea Veterans of America
"LOL, good show old chap!"
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