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Quasi War

1798 - 1800

War of 1812

6/18/1812 - 2/18/1815

Seminole Wars

1836 - 1842

Mexican-American War

4/25/1846 - 2/2/1848

Civil War

4/12/1861 - 5/9/1865

Spanish American War

4/25/1898 - 8/25/1898

WWI

4/6/1917 - 8/23/1923

WWII

9/1/1939 - 9/2/1945

Korean War

6/25/1950 - 7/27/1953

Vietnam War

11/1/1955 - 4/30/1975

Grenada

10/25/1983 - 12/15/1983

Panama

12/20/1989 - 1/31/1990

Gulf War

8/2/1990 - 2/28/1991

Kosovo

3/24/1999 - 6/10/1999

OEF

10/7/2001 - 2014

OIF

3/20/2003 - 12/15/2011

LHS

Lighthouse Establishment

8/7/1789 - 1852

Treasury Department

Lighthouse Board

1852 - 1910

Treasury Dept

Lighthouse Service

1910 - 7/1/1939

Commerce

LSS

Life Saving Service

1848 - 1/28/1915

Treasury Dept

RCS

Revenue Marine

8/4/1790 - 7/30/1894

Treasury Department

RCS

7/31/1894 - 1/27/1915

United States Coast Guard

1/28/1915 - 3/31/1967

Navy Department

4/6/1917 - 8/28/1919

Navy Department

11/1/1941 - 1/1/1946

transferred to DOT

4/1/1967 - 2/28/2003

to DHS

3/1/2003 - 2014

BON

Bureau Of Navigation

7/5/1884 - 2/13/1903

Treas

moved to Dept Commerce

2/14/1903 - 1932

(technically dept of commerce and labor until march 4 1913)

BNSI

1932 - 1936

Bureau of Marine Inspection and Navigation

1936 - 1946

SIS

(Steamboat Inspection Begins)

7/7/1838 - 7/29/1852

Steamboat Inspection Service

8/30/1852 - 6/30/1932

Treasury Dept

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