Reporting In Day 2016: A New Beginning

June 27, 2016, was a day of beginnings for the 312 new cadets, known as swabs, at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy. It was Reporting-in Day (R-Day), the start of Swab Summer and the first year of training at the Academy. The swabs were about to embark on a 200-week journey overseeing a transformation from civilians to future leaders of the Coast Guard and our country.


Bring on the Swabs

Eagle 75: Bring on the swabs

The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Eagle, America‚Äôs Tall Ship, is back in the States and scheduled to make a port call in New Bedford, Mass., this weekend. After 83 days at sea on a journey across the Atlantic, the cutter, […]