Leadership through Athletics

The Coast Guard Academy’s Alumni Association officially opened the doors to the Otto Graham Athletic Hall of Athletic Excellence in the newly renovated Billard Hall. The facility tells the story of the Academy’s great teams, Hall of Fame athletes, and pioneers of men and women’s sports, through storyboards and technology-aided reviews of all Academy NCAA varsity, club and intramural sports.

Coast Guard cadets

Raising walls for the greater good

On any given Saturday you can walk by 9 Jefferson Avenue in New London, Conn., and hear the pounding of hammers, the buzzing of saws and the cheery banter of U.S. Coast Guard Academy cadets. This is the site of the first Habitat for Humanity home that is being fully funded and built by Coast Guard hands. Current Coast Guard Academy cadets, along with the Alumni Association, the CGA Parents Association and the Institute for Leadership, have teamed up with Habitat for Humanity to raise this first project of its kind.