Annual Service of Lessons and Carols to be held at Coast Guard Academy

Annual Service of Lessons and Carols to be held at Coast Guard Academy
NEW LONDON. Conn. – The Coast Guard Academy will hold its annual Service of Lessons and Carols, Dec. 6 at the U. S. Coast Guard Memorial Chapel. The service is free and open to the public. Chief Petty Officer Megan Sesma, Coast Guard Band harpist and the Cadet Handbell Choir will be performing prelude music at 6:45 p.m. The Service of Lessons and Carols will begin at 7 p.m. featuring the Cadet Glee...

Massive Energy Savings Project Underway at Coast Guard Academy

Massive Energy Savings Project Underway at Coast Guard Academy
Coast Guard Academy file photo NEW LONDON, Conn. – A comprehensive energy efficiency and infrastructure project broke ground Nov. 20 at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy. The project will bring $39 million in capital improvements to the Academy, reduce overall energy consumption by 48 percent and save the Academy more than $2 million in annual energy costs. Funded through energy cost savings, the project...

Coast Guard Academy holds Corps of Cadets Regimental Review

Coast Guard Academy holds Corps of Cadets Regimental Review
Cadets at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Conn. take part in a Regimental Review, Sept. 22, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Lauren Laughlin NEW LONDON, Connecticut – The Coast Guard Academy held a Corps of Cadets Regimental Review, Friday, at the Academy parade field. The guest-reviewing official for this review was Curt Odom, the Coast Guard Director of Civilian...

USCIS to Naturalize 300 New Citizens at Coast Guard Academy

USCIS to Naturalize 300 New Citizens at Coast Guard Academy
NEW LONDON, Conn. — In recognition of Constitution Day and Citizenship Day, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Field Office Director Nieves Cardinale will present 300 citizenship candidates to the Honorable Warren Eginton, Senior U.S. District Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut during a naturalization ceremony at the Coast Guard Academy, Sunday. Eginton will preside...

Coast Guard Academy continues to be named as top educational institution

Coast Guard Academy continues to be named as top educational institution
NEW LONDON, Conn. – The Coast Guard Academy continues to be recognized in various college rankings as one of the top undergraduate educational institutions in the country, Tuesday. U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings placed the Coast Guard Academy #1 in the Top Public Regional Colleges North category. The Academy also placed in the top ten in the Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs,...

Coast Guard Academy gunner’s mate becomes double distinguished competitive shooter

Coast Guard Academy gunner’s mate becomes double distinguished competitive shooter
Coast Guard Petty Officer 1st Class Charlie Petrotto holds all of his awards in front of one of his targets at the 2016 Fleet Forces All Navy shooting competition. Courtesy photo. New London – While Monday is considered the worse day of the week, for Petty Officer 1st Class Charlie Petrotto it is just another day for him to get to do his favorite job and participate in his passion. As the armory...

Coast Guard Academy announces fall Regimental Review schedule

Coast Guard Academy announces fall Regimental Review schedule
NEW LONDON, Conn. – The Coast Guard Academy is inviting the public to attend the fall Regimental Reviews at the Coast Guard Academy. The community is invited to attend the drills, which are free and open to the public. Bleachers are available and located in front of Hamilton Hall with a view of the Washington Parade Field where the ceremony takes place. In the event of foul weather, reviews may be...

Coast Guard Cutter Eagle arrives in New York City and is open free public tours

Coast Guard Cutter Eagle arrives in New York City and is open free public tours
NEW YORK – Coast Guard Cutter Eagle sits anchored in New York Harbor near Liberty Island on August 10, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Steve Strohmaier) NEW YORK — The Coast Guard Cutter Eagle, “America’s Tall Ship,” arrived in New York City, Friday and will be moored for three days at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum. The Barque Eagle is open for...

Coast Guard tall ship Eagle coming to Portland, Maine

Coast Guard tall ship Eagle coming to Portland, Maine
Coast Guard Eagle file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Cynthia Oldham BOSTON — Coast Guard Cutter Eagle, ‘America’s Tall Ship,’ is scheduled to visit Portland, Maine Aug. 4-7. The 295-foot Barque Eagle is set to dock downtown at Portland Ocean Terminal and will be giving free tours. They are scheduled to arrive Friday, Aug. 4 around 10 a.m. and will be open for viewing on Saturday...