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Coast Guard Foundation tribute in Hawaii

Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to the education and welfare of all Coast Guard members and their families, announced it will host the 17th Annual Tribute to the Coast Guard’s Fourteenth District at the historic Bishop Museum for the first time in Honolulu, Hawaii. In celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Coast [...]

August 15th, 2019 | Posted in Coast Guard | Read More »

More than 30 Coast Guard Academy cadets recovering from bacterial infection

New London — Thirty members of the incoming Class of 2023 at the Coast Guard Academy, and four cadets who are overseeing their summer training, are recovering from a bacterial infection. Academy spokesman Dave Milne said there have been no new reports of infection in the past 48 hours. Those affected were instructed to recover [...]

August 15th, 2019 | Posted in Coast Guard | Read More »

Here’s the video US Coast Guard released to celebrate its 229th birthday today

Today is the 229th birthday of the U.S. Coast Guard, the nation’s first armed sea force. The Coast Guard posted a video to celebrate the occasion, saying, “Since 1790, we’ve lived the Guardian Ethos. Here’s to 229 years of service.” Since 1790, we’ve lived the Guardian Ethos. Here’s to 229 years of service ???????? #CG229 [...]

August 11th, 2019 | Posted in Coast Guard | Read More »

Cadets learn the ropes on Coast Guard tall ship

SALEM — Before Friday, it had been more than 20 years since Coast Guard Rear Adm. Andrew Tiongson set foot on the barque Eagle.  When he was last on the tall ship, “I was a cadet like these folks,” Tiongson, 52, said, referencing the roughly 150 Coast Guard Academy cadets who were wrapping up their weeklong [...]

August 11th, 2019 | Posted in Coast Guard | Read More »

Presidential Message on the 229th Birthday of the United States Coast Guard

All News As Commander in Chief, I join a grateful Nation in celebrating the 229th birthday of the United States Coast Guard. In 1790, at the request of Alexander Hamilton, President George Washington established a fleet of small, but swift vessels, “judiciously stationed at the entrances of our ports” to serve as “useful sentinels of [...]

August 7th, 2019 | Posted in Coast Guard | Read More »

Coast Guard Academy coach hopes new lacrosse clinics fill void for girls

New London — Hoping to fill a void in lacrosse clinics for young girls, the head coach of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy’s women’s team began hosting her own this summer. To manage the clinics, which are designed for girls aged 6 to 14, Mary Heneberry started a business called Build Up Lacrosse early this year. [...]

August 7th, 2019 | Posted in Coast Guard | Read More »

Six heroes prove the Coast Guard kicks ass USCG 229 Birthday Aug 4

Since 1790 when the oceans swell and storms rage, the service members that risk their lives to save those in danger, are the Coast Guardsman of the United States Coast Guard (USCG). On August 4th the USCG turns 229 years old, and over the years our maritime brothers and sisters have made America proud with fearless [...]

August 3rd, 2019 | Posted in Coast Guard | Read More »

Nease cadets blazing separate trails at Coast Guard Academy

PONTE VEDRA, Fla. – Three current and former Nease NJROTC cadets recently crossed paths at the United States Coast Guard Academy in New London, CT during their individual summer training programs.             Michaela Heinrich, Nease NJROTC class of 2016, is the Academy’s summer cadet battalion commander directing the intensive eight-week training program for the incoming [...]

August 3rd, 2019 | Posted in Coast Guard | Read More »

VIDEO: COAST GUARD CHASE DRUG SMUGGLERS AS MILLIONS IN COCAINE DUMPED INTO OCEAN

Aerial footage from the United States Coast Guard shows cocaine smugglers fleeing officers on a high-speed boat while dumping large bags of cocaine into the Pacific Ocean near southern California. The smugglers eventually were shot down or either ran out of fuel. Authorities seized 2,300 pounds of cocaine from the smuggling boat after it was [...]

July 30th, 2019 | Posted in Coast Guard | Read More »

Coast Guard Academy Whistleblower Speaks Up on Discrimination, Retaliation

Coast Guard Lt. Cmdr. Kimberly Young-McLear, who spent years reporting bullying and harassing behaviors by her superiors, and later faced retaliation for making those complaints, is finally speaking publicly about what happened to her. The 35-year-old said she chose now to speak out because she will be recognized, along with 50 others, by the National [...]

July 30th, 2019 | Posted in Coast Guard | Read More »

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