Exhibit of vintage film posters opens at Coast Guard Museum

Exhibit of vintage film posters opens at Coast Guard Museum
NEW LONDON, Conn. — The United States Coast Guard Museum is currently hosting an exhibit of vintage movie posters pertaining to the Coast Guard in films from the 1920’s to the 1980’s. The title of the exhibit is “Coast Guard goes to the Movies: The CDR Ralph W. Judd Collection”. The show will run from Nov. 8, 2013 to May 26, 2014. A graduate of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy Class...

From the Bridge Wing 8-26-2013

From the Bridge Wing 8-26-2013
This Day in Coast Guard History: 1992 – Hurricane Andrew struck Florida and the Gulf coast states causing extensive damage.  Coast Guard units conducted search and rescue, relief, and transport operations. Elsewhere Courtney seeks money for National Coast Guard Museum in New London – Register Citizen Plans are in the works to create a commemorative coin to help raise money for the...

Coast Guard Museum recognized for excellence in Yankee Magazine’s “Best of New England”

Coast Guard Museum recognized for excellence in Yankee Magazine's "Best of New England"
NEW LONDON, Conn. — The U.S. Coast Guard Museum has been recognized as a 2013 “Best of New England – Editor’s Choice” winner in Yankee Magazine’s Travel Guide to New England. This designation is awarded to select attractions by Yankee Magazine’s editors and contributors. The U.S. Coast Guard Museum explores the history of the Coast Guard and its many missions from the founding...

Coast Guard, guests honor rescue boat’s legacy of service

CHATHAM, Mass. – During a decommissioning ceremony here today, the crew at Coast Guard Station Chatham, Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Thad Allen, and Massachusetts Congressman William Delahunt were among a tent full of guests who said goodbye to the last 44-foot rescue boat in service, turning a page in maritime search and rescue history. The 44-foot motor-life boat, one of nearly 100 of its kind built,...