Milwaukee Coast Guard unit, local elementary school recognized for partnering in education

Milwaukee Coast Guard unit, local elementary school recognized for partnering in education
Thomas Matthews, principal of Trowbridge School of Discovery and Technology in Bay View, Wis., accepts a plaque of appreciation from Capt. Amy Cocanour, commander of Coast Guard Sector Lake Michigan in Milwaukee, and Lt. Jesse Webster, head of Reserve Readiness Forces for Sector Lake Michigan, in recognition of the partnership in education between the two organizations Feb. 21, 2017. (Coast Guard photo...

Training Center Cape May Hosts Career Fair for South Jersey Students

Training Center Cape May Hosts Career Fair for South Jersey Students
Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Cosgrove watches as children from Crest Memorial School in Wildwood Crest, N.J., sit in a rescue basket during a career fair, Friday, April 15, 2016. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Cmdr. Brian Krautler) CAPE MAY, N.J. – Member’s of the Coast Guard Training Center Cape May hosted a career day, Friday, for students at Crest Memorial School in Wildwood Crest, N.J. The training...

Coast Guard delivers 314 presents to local children

Coast Guard delivers 314 presents to local children
HONOLULU – Crewmembers from Oahu-based Coast Guard units delivered 314 Christmas presents to children at Prince Jonah Kuhio Elementary School, a Honolulu school that draws from an underprivileged area of the island, Friday. Dozens of Coast Guardsmen took wish lists written by the children and collected by their teachers, purchased gifts and wrapped them. The crewmembers then delivered the gifts...

Coast Guard Sector Anchorage, College Gate Elementary kick off Partnership in Education program

Coast Guard Sector Anchorage, College Gate Elementary kick off Partnership in Education program
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Coast Guard Sector Anchorage and College Gate Elementary School agreed to conduct a Partnership In Education program throughout the 2014-2015 school year Wednesday. Partnership in Education is a Coast Guard program, which began in 1990 under the umbrella of the National and Community Service Act. Since then, Coast Guard personnel involved with the program have been actively involved...

Marine Safety Unit Texas City and school recognized for 4 years of Partnership in Education

Marine Safety Unit Texas City and school recognized for 4 years of Partnership in Education
TEXAS CITY, Texas — The Coast Guard honored a local Marine Safety Unit and Kohfeldt Elementary School Wednesday with the 2013 Sustained Excellence in Coast Guard Partnership in Education Award at the school in Texas City. For four years volunteers from Marine Safety Unit Texas City have mentored, tutored, and guided more than 100 students; teaching them the Coast Guard core values while assisting...

Coast Guard partners with local school to provide holiday cheer

Coast Guard partners with local school to provide holiday cheer
HONOLULU – Crewmembers from Oahu based Coast Guard units delivered Christmas presents to 300 children at Prince Jonah Kuhio Elementary School, a Honolulu school that draws from an underprivileged area of the island, Friday. Dozens of Coast Guardsmen took wish lists written by the children and collected by their teachers, purchased gifts and wrapped them. The crewmembers then delivered the gifts...

Coast Guard Training Center Cape May to be recognized by Cape May Elementary

Coast Guard Training Center Cape May to be recognized by Cape May Elementary
CAPE MAY, N.J. – A local elementary school will be honoring the Coast Guard by dedicating a newly-constructed playground to the service Thursday at 10 a.m. The staff at Cape May Elementary is dedicating the playground to the Coast Guard for their numerous hours of volunteer service at the school including their help in assembling the playground in August. “We are pleased with our mutually...

Coast Guard, Oakland Military Institute honored for Partnership in Education collaboration

Coast Guard, Oakland Military Institute honored for Partnership in Education collaboration
ALAMEDA, Calif. – Vice Adm. Paul F. Zukunft, commander of Coast Guard Pacific Area presided over a ceremony recognizing the partnership between Bay Area Coast Guard units and the Oakland Military Institute, which was developed under the Coast Guard Partnership in Education program. This award, presented annually on behalf of the Commandant of the Coast Guard, Adm. Robert J. Papp, Jr., recognizes...

Air Station Atlantic City pilot named Coast Guard’s Partnership In Education Coordinator of the Year

Air Station Atlantic City pilot named Coast Guard’s Partnership In Education Coordinator of the Year
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — A Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City helicopter pilot was named Wednesday the Coast Guard Partnership In Education Program Coordinator of the Year. Lt. Andrew Zuckerman, 30, a native of Branchville, New Jersey was recognized for his efforts as the air station’s PIE Program coordinator, a position he assumed in 2011. A PIE Program volunteer since 2009, Zuckerman became assistant...