Coast Guard Academy graduates record number of officers

Coast Guard Academy graduates record number of officers
The Coast Guard Academy graduated 252 new officers along with nine international students during the 141st Commencement Exercises May 18, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Mr. David Lau) NEW LONDON, Conn. — The U.S. Coast Guard Academy graduated 252 new officers along with nine international students with keynote speaker Vice President Kamala Harris in attendance during the 141st Commencement...

Coast Guard Academy cadet receives Truman Scholarship

Coast Guard Academy cadet receives Truman Scholarship
U.S. Coast Guard Academy Cadet Christine Groves, a Mechanical Engineering major from Austin, Texas, has been selected as a 2022 Truman Scholar.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew Thieme) NEW LONDON, Conn. — U.S. Coast Guard Academy Cadet Christine Groves, a Mechanical Engineering major from Austin, Texas, has been selected as a 2022 Truman Scholar. A member of the Class...

Coast Guard Academy participates in NSA Cyber Exercise 2022

Coast Guard Academy participates in NSA Cyber Exercise 2022
A U.S. Coast Guard Academy cadet looks at his computer while participating in the National Security Agency’s (NSA) annual cyber exercise (NCX), Mar. 31, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew Abban) NEW LONDON, Conn. — A team from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy participated in the National Security Agency’s 21st annual National Cyber Exercise (NCX), a cyber competition...

Coast Guard Academy cadet wins Intercollegiate Air Pistol Championship

Coast Guard Academy cadet wins Intercollegiate Air Pistol Championship
Coast Guard Academy Fourth Class Cadet Ryan Yi won the 2022 Scholastic Action Shooting Program (SASP) Intercollegiate Air Pistol Championship at the CMP Talladega Marksmanship Park and South Airgun Range in Anniston, Ala. March 16.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) NEW LONDON, Conn. ­— Coast Guard Academy Fourth Class Cadet Ryan Yi won the 2022 Scholastic Action Shooting Program (SASP) Intercollegiate...

Coast Guard Museum Curator retires

Coast Guard Museum Curator retires
Jen Gaudio interacts with family, friends and staff of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy and Coast Guard Leadership Development Center during her retirement ceremony at the Coast Guard Museum, March 2. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew Abban) NEW LONDON, Conn. — “I believe that what is past is not over,” said U.S. Coast Guard Museum Curator Jen Gaudio. “History is the foundation...

Coast Guard Academy cadets prepare to join the fleet

Coast Guard Academy cadets prepare to join the fleet
Cadets from the Class of 2022 at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy receive their first duty assignments during Billet Night, March 3, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew Abban) NEW LONDON, Conn. ­­— Cadets from the Class of 2022 received their first duty assignments during Billet Night at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, Thursday, March 3. One of the most anticipated events...

Connecticut Honors the U.S. Coast Guard

Connecticut Honors the U.S. Coast Guard
A new exhibit in the Connecticut State Capitol hosted by State Rep. Anthony Nolan is set up to honor the Coast Guard, Feb. 8, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Briana Carter) NEW LONDON, Conn. — A ribbon cutting ceremony was held today to open a new exhibit in the Connecticut State Capitol hosted by State Rep. Anthony Nolan to honor the Coast Guard through February 24, 2022. The...

Coast Guard Academy and UMass Boston sign memorandum of understanding

Coast Guard Academy and UMass Boston sign memorandum of understanding
Rear Adm. William Kelly, the U.S. Coast Guard Academy superintendent, signs a memorandum of understanding with University of Massachusetts Chancellor, Marcelo Orozco, as part of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy’s Scholars Pilot program in Boston, January 28, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Briana Carter) NEW LONDON, Conn. — Members of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy and officials...

Coast Guard Academy Women’s Basketball team to honor SPARs legacy

Coast Guard Academy Women's Basketball team to honor SPARs legacy
NEW LONDON, Conn. — The U.S. Coast Guard Academy will honor the legacy of the U.S. Coast Guard’s Women’s Reserve, also known as the “Semper Paratus, Always Ready” (SPARs) during the inaugural SPARs basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 19, 2022 at 1p.m. The origin of the SPARs dates back to 1942, when legislation was passed and subsequently created the Women’s Reserve. This new arm of the Coast...