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.


Guardian of the Week: CDR Daniel Travers

Our Guardian of the Week is being recognized for his service to both the community and the United States Coast Guard as a mentor and volunteer. Commander Daniel Travers was recently inducted into the Boys & Girls Club of America’s […]


itCG – Guardians in the community, collision and oil spill off Houston, Operation Fall Retrieve, rescue at sea, understanding Auxiliarists

Post written by Christopher Lagan. Volunteers from Coast Guard Station Georgetown, S.C. volunteer their time to help Habitat for Humanity. (Coast Guard photo.) Click on the photo to read the story. Guardians are currently responding to and investigating the cause […]


itCG-Reservist retires, CG goes eco-friendly, Guardian’s build a house

Like the story the Compass highlighted earlier this week, our reserve members deserve to be recognized for their dedication to service while balancing other full-time obligations. In this story, the Pasadena Police Chief retires from the Coast Guard Reserves after […]