Coast Guard recognizes Asian American and Pacific Islander heritage

The Coast Guard proudly recognizes the month of May as Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. This designation honors both Asian and Pacific Islander Americans for their contributions and sacrifices in advancing our great nation. This year’s theme is, “I Am Beyond.” The phrase captures the aspirations of the American spirit, how Americans of Asian and Pacific Islander descent have always sought to excel beyond the challenges that have limited equal opportunity in America.

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Crew recognized for ‘treasure’ hunt

While bad guys don’t take a break for the holidays, the good guys don’t either. And remembering to thank the good guys is the best gift ever. Just before the holidays, two recognition events marked a law enforcement milestone for the Coast Guard and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

President Obama honors Haiti relief personnel

In a White House Rose Garden event, President Obama and Haiti’s President Rene Preval honored those who answered the call in response to the earthquake that struck Haiti back in January. Click here to read their remarks. “We’re joined by […]

Follow the Interagency Arctic Awareness Trip Online

Several White House and federal agency officials participating in the new Ocean Policy Task Force will be traveling throughout Alaska and the Arctic next week. From August 17 to 21, the team will observe ongoing activities in the region and […]