On the morning of June 25, hundreds of people from all over the country are at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Conn., checking event schedules and looking over base maps. It’s reporting-in day and the lives of 252 young men and women are about to change – dramatically.
Written by U.S. Coast Guard Academy public affairs. Warming temperatures have had a dramatic effect on the Arctic recently. Many reports indicate ship traffic through the Bering Strait nearly doubled from 2009 to 2010, and the debut of offshore oil [...]
With contributions from Petty Officer 1st Class NyxoLyno Cangemi. Following the September 2011 repeal of the U.S. military’s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy governing the service of gay and lesbian members, cadets at the United States Coast Guard Academy established [...]
Update: Paragraphs one and six have been updated to reflect that 291 men and women reported for Swab Summer at the Coast Guard Academy on Reporting-In Day. Written by Lt. j.g. Katherine C. Gaudette. Early this morning, standing outside the [...]
Today is a significant waypoint not only in Coast Guard history, but in American history. This morning Rear Admiral Sandra Stosz assumed command as the United States Coast Guard Academy’s first woman superintendent. This also makes her the first woman to command any U.S. service academy.
“I would like to leave the next generation in the long, blue line of officer and enlisted leaders and followers with the character, culture and core values needed to selflessly serve the Coast Guard and nation in an increasingly uncertain world,” – Rear Adm. Sandra Stosz.