The USCG is really old.
222 years exactly. They came to be in 1790 to prevent smuggling and enforce trade laws.
It May be small, but it doesn't mean they can't open a can of whooping!
They have fewer members than NYPD but they cover 3.4 million square miles of exclusive economic zones.
They Find TONS of Drugs.
On average, they capture 170 pounds of marijuana and 306 pounds of cocaine.
Total worth: $9,589,000.00
Rescue swimmers are super bad ass. They are kind of like navy seals, army rangers, and air force pararescuemen all at once. They carry out some of the most dangerous tasks.
Becoming a rescue swimmer is nearly impossible. Haven't you seen the movie?!
Out of 75 student who enlist in rescue swimmer training school, less than half will make it out.