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African American History Month: LTJG La’Shanda Holmes

Each year, the President of the United States designates February as African American History Month – a national celebration of both the accomplishments of and long struggle for equality for black Americans. In recognition of African American History Month 2011, […]


“Rescue Men” – The story of the Pea Island Surfmen

“Rescue Men – The story of the Pea Island Surfmen” is a 90-minute documentary about to be released recognizing the extraordinary historical significance of the Pea Island Lifesaving Station. “Station 17” was manned by an all African American crew including […]


The Coast Guard Celebrates Black History Month

Post Written by LTJG Virginia Hudgins, Coast Guard Diversity Workforce Staff Throughout the month of February, the Coast Guard will be celebrating Black History Month (BHM) with a special emphasis on the theme, “The History of Black Economic Empowerment”. This […]