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...

Coast Guard Barque Eagle to lead Grand Parade of Sail, arrival of tall ships for Sail Boston

Coast Guard Barque Eagle to lead Grand Parade of Sail, arrival of tall ships for Sail Boston
BOSTON — The U.S. Coast Guard Barque Eagle, “America’s Tall Ship,” will begin the Grand Parade of Sail into Boston Harbor at 9 a.m. Saturday when 56 sailing ships from around the world arrive for Sail Boston 2017. Led by Eagle, the parade of majestic tall ships will arrive in flotillas beginning from Broad Sound into the main channel of Boston Harbor, along the Boston waterfront,...

Coast Guard Academy cadet wins national championship in long jump

Coast Guard Academy cadet wins national championship in long jump
GENEVA, Ohio. – Coast Guard Academy junior Darius Adams won the national championship in the long jump at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Mount Union. Adams, making his first NCAA championship appearance, posted the two best jumps in the championship during the opening flight as he went 23 feet, 11.75 inches on his second jump before a leap of 24 feet, 1.5 inches...

President Trump scheduled to speak at Coast Guard Academy commencement

President Trump scheduled to speak at Coast Guard Academy commencement
NEW LONDON, CONN. – The U.S. Coast Guard Academy is preparing to host President Donald J. Trump, who is scheduled to deliver the keynote address at graduation on Wednesday May 17, following a White House announcement earlier today. The 135th Commencement Exercises are scheduled to begin at 11:00 a.m. on Cadet Memorial Field. “Every commencement is a special occasion, but it is particularly...

Fulbright scholar works to reshape future Coast Guard operations

Fulbright scholar works to reshape future Coast Guard operations
First Class Cadet Patrick Ledzian NEW LONDON, CONN. – First Class Cadet Patrick Ledzian envisions a future where unmanned aircraft work alongside Coast Guard units to aid in search and rescue missions. He has previously worked with a small group to create an autonomous remote controlled car, quadcopter, and plane. During his senior year capstone project, he built upon these designs to develop...

Air Station Traverse City to host local student accepted into US Coast Guard Academy

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City will host a woman who was recently accepted into the United States Coast Guard Academy and her family for a visit to the unit Monday. Sydney Arendt will begin her schooling at the Coast Guard Academy, one of the nation’s five military service academies, during the summer of 2017. The event will welcome Arendt and her guests to the Coast...

Cadets give facelift to Coast Guard fleet

Cadets give facelift to Coast Guard fleet
Cadet Jennifer Haley and Cadet Samuel Park discuss the design process of their naval architecture capstone project at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy. Official U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nicole Barger. By Petty Officer 3rd Class Nicole Barger NEW LONDON, Conn. – A group of cadets at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy are working on designs to replace some of the oldest ships in...

Coast Guard Academy announces spring Regimental Review schedule

Coast Guard Academy announces spring Regimental Review schedule
NEW LONDON, Conn. – The Coast Guard Academy’s Corps of Cadets is scheduled to march in six regimental reviews at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy here during the spring semester. 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...