Nearly all countries have a coast guard.

United States

The United States Coast Guard patrols the shores of the United States of America. Despite being underfunded and undermanned and led by a few jackasses its an extremely fine Naval Service.

During Hurricane Katrina the USCG rescued several citizens from rooftops despite the overall incompetence of the Bush Administration.


Well, we know this exaggerates, but there's an element of truth.

Thankfully the USCG didn't sit around waiting for some neoconservative racist jerk to approve saving peoples life's cause the USCG does the right thing.