Home » Coast Guard You are browsing entries filed in “Coast Guard”

Coronavirus precautions dictate slow start for Coast Guard Academy swabs

New London — It was a subdued start to summer training for the Coast Guard Academy’s Class of 2024. The novel coronavirus forced a number of changes to the class’ first day at the academy, which is usually filled with upperclassmen shouting commands at the new cadets, known as swabs, as they circulate through haircuts, [...]

July 9th, 2020 | Posted in Coast Guard | Read More »

‘Swab Summer’ Begins at Coast Guard Academy Amidst Pandemic

The US Coast Guard Academy’s class of 2024 kicked off training in New London Wednesday. The training for the freshmen, traditionally called Swab Summer, looked very different from previous years. “We are not being yelled at, at all, and they are being very nice to us which is scary because I was expecting them to [...]

July 9th, 2020 | Posted in Coast Guard | Read More »

Report to Congress on Coast Guard Polar Security Cutter – USNI News

The following is the June 10, 2020 Congressional Research Service report, Coast Guard Polar Security Cutter (Polar Icebreaker) Program: Background and Issues for Congress. From the report The Coast Guard Polar Security Cutter (PSC) program is a program to acquire three new PSCs (i.e., heavy polar icebreakers), to be followed years from now by the [...]

July 5th, 2020 | Posted in Coast Guard | Read More »

Coast Guard Academy under investigation after allegedly failing to handle racial harassment claims

NEW LONDON, Conn. (WTNH) — The Department of Homeland Security Inspector General is investigating the Coast Guard Academy in New London. They say the academy has failed to properly handle allegations of racial harassment. A report identifies sixteen allegations of race-based harassment at the academy between 2013 and 2018. It highlights problems with the Coast [...]

July 5th, 2020 | Posted in Coast Guard | Read More »

U.S. Coast Guard veteran celebrates 100th birthday in New Orleans

“This week I had the privilege of finding out about Mr. Washington’s 100th birthday, and that Mr. Washington was a World War 2 United States Coast Guard veteran,” Paradise said. “When I heard that, I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to wish him a happy birthday. I feel honored to be included on this occasion, [...]

July 1st, 2020 | Posted in Coast Guard | Read More »

Duthu appointed to United States Coast Guard Academy Scholarship Program

Share ! Wyatt Duthu, a 2020 Trenton High School graduate, received and accepted an appointment to the United States Coast Guard Academy Scholars Program. Wyatt will attend Prep School at Marion Military Institute in Alabama next year and will complete his education and training at the Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut. Wyatt plans [...]

July 1st, 2020 | Posted in Coast Guard | Read More »

The Coast Guard Plans to Remove The Old Marine Railway at Station Humboldt Bay. Local Historians Are Unhappy.

The marine railway, a defunct ramp once used to raise and lower lifeboats at Coast Guard Station Humboldt Bay. | Photos courtesy United States Coast Guard. # # # Back in April, the United States Coast Guard issued a notification informing interested parties that it plans to remove the marine railway, a defunct piece of lifesaving [...]

June 27th, 2020 | Posted in Coast Guard | Read More »

Cadets return to Coast Guard Academy with new health regimen

More than 200 Coast Guard Academy cadets have returned to campus for the first time since early March to prepare for summer training assignments across the country. After several months of remote training and learning, members of the Class of 2021 returned to the academy Saturday and are under what is known as “restriction of [...]

June 27th, 2020 | Posted in Coast Guard | Read More »

Ferry and Coast Guard crews assist three when sailboat flips near Ocracoke – The Coastland Times

Crews from the North Carolina Ferry Division and the United States Coast Guard came to the aid of three people Sunday evening near Ocracoke. According to Tim Hass, communications officer with NCDOT Ferry Division, around 7:20 p.m. Sunday, “Jeff Goodwin, the captain of the M/V Carteret, saw a sailboat flip over about ¼ mile away from [...]

June 23rd, 2020 | Posted in Coast Guard | Read More »

CESER Welcomes U.S. Coast Guard Academy Cadets for Summer Internship in Operational Technology Cybersecurity

On June 22, the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Cybersecurity, Energy Security, and Emergency Response (CESER) kicked off its Service Academy Collaboration (SAC) Program as it virtually welcomed six cadets from the United States Coast Guard Academy to collaborate on its ongoing research and development efforts in energy sector supply chain security. The five-week [...]

June 23rd, 2020 | Posted in Coast Guard | Read More »

Recently Commented