"...6. If you witness someone calling the U.S. Coast Guard non-military, inform them of their mistake...and THEN bust their chops...." - [Blackfive] Rules for Non-Military Personnel
The United States Coast Guard has saved over a million lives and that mark was honored during the US Coast Guard's 217th birthday. EagleSpeak has a great post about it and a video of the Top Ten Coast Guard Rescues. Go and watch that video.
Then check out this from the Blackfive YouTube Channel: