Moving forward from the past – Impacting the future

Moving forward from the past - Impacting the future
Reworked Illustator Graphic By CWO Scott Epperson NEW LONDON, Conn. – Nearly 90 years after a racist incident, the U.S. Coast Guard Academy and the keepers of the legacy of an African-American trailblazer are partnering together to learn from the past and uplift the leaders of the future. In 1934, the U.S. Coast Guard Academy was scheduled to host a basketball game against Connecticut State College...

Coast Guard to be featured service for NY Veterans Day Parade

Coast Guard to be featured service for NY Veterans Day Parade
Members of Coast Guard Sector New York stand at attention while marching in the New York City Veterans Day Parade, also known as America’s Parade, Nov. 11, 2017. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Frank Iannazzo-Simmons) NEW YORK — The Coast Guard is slated to be the featured service during the Veterans Day Parade in Manhattan Friday, and is scheduled to host additional events...

A Humbling and Gratifying Honor

A Humbling and Gratifying Honor
Retired Capt. James Hubbard receives applause as he is formally inducted into the Hall of Heroes Wall of Gallantry memorial at the Coast Guard Academy, October 21st, 2022. Hubbard was formally recognized for his efforts during two helicopter rescues that he played an integral role in during his Coast Guard career. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew Thieme) NEW LONDON, Conn....

New Maritime Center at Coast Guard Academy nearly complete

New Maritime Center at Coast Guard Academy nearly complete
An event pamphlet for the commissioning of the Maritime Center of Excellence, Oct. 12. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew Abban) NEW LONDON, Conn. — A $25 million construction project is nearing completion at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy that will transform the waterfront area of the 90-year-old campus. A ceremony and reception acknowledging the milestone was held at the...

Coast Guard Academy continues to rank among the nation’s top colleges

Coast Guard Academy continues to rank among the nation's top colleges
NEW LONDON, Conn. — The U.S. Coast Guard Academy ranks among the nation’s top institutions of higher learning according to major college rankings. This year the academy once again ranked #1 in the Top Public Schools, Regional Colleges North, and the Best Regional College North categories in the 2022-2023 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges magazine. The academy was also ranked #12 in both...

Fall Regimental Reviews Scheduled at Coast Guard Academy

Fall Regimental Reviews Scheduled at Coast Guard Academy
Coast Guard Academy Regimental Review file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew Thieme NEW LONDON, Conn. – The U.S. Coast Guard Academy’s Corps of Cadets is scheduled to march in six regimental reviews during the Fall 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...

Former Astronaut returns to teach at U.S. Coast Guard Academy

Former Astronaut returns to teach at U.S. Coast Guard Academy
Astronaut Daniel C. Burbank, STS-115 mission specialist, participates in the second of three scheduled sessions of extravehicular activity for the shuttle crew. Burbank is returning to the U.S. Coast Guard Academy to serve as a Professor of Practice in the Mechanical Engineering program. NEW LONDON, Conn. — Former astronaut, and retired Capt. Dan Burbank is returning to the U.S. Coast Guard Academy...

Coast Guard Academy celebrates 232nd Coast Guard Birthday

Coast Guard Academy celebrates 232nd Coast Guard Birthday
Rear Adm. William G. Kelly cuts birthday cake at the United States Coast Guard Academy in New London, CT, Aug 4, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard Photo by Auxiliarist David Lau.) NEW LONDON, Conn. — The Coast Guard Academy celebrated the 232nd Coast Guard birthday at Hamilton Hall, Thursday, Aug 4. Rear Admiral Bill Kelly, Michael E. Passero, Mayor of New London, State Representative Anthony Nolan, academy...

Coast Guard Cutter Eagle to offer public tours in New York City

Coast Guard Cutter Eagle to offer public tours in New York City
Coast Guard Cutter Eagle transits down the Savannah River. (U.S. Coast Guard file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Dickinson) NEW YORK — The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Eagle, “America’s Tall Ship,” is scheduled to arrive in New York, Friday. The Eagle will moor at Pier 86 in Manhattan, adjacent to the Intrepid Air & Space Museum Aug. 5-7, and will be open for free public tours. Tours...