Coast Guard Academy to honor 50th Anniversary of 1963 Champions Football Team

Coast Guard Academy to honor 50th Anniversary of 1963 Champions Football Team
Bears to wear “throwback” jerseys for their Sept. 21 game in honor of the only Academy team to complete an undefeated and untied regular season NEW LONDON, Conn.— The U.S. Coast Guard Academy 1963 champions football team, coached by NFL Hall of Famer Otto Graham, will be honored at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy Sept. 20-21, 2013. The celebration will take center stage at CGA’s season home opener...

U.S. Coast Guard Academy to host academic workshop

U.S. Coast Guard Academy to host academic workshop
NEW LONDON, Conn. – The Center for Maritime Policy and Strategy will host an academic workshop, Friday, Sept. 20, 2013, at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy entitled “Resilient Ports, Marine Transportation Systems and Maritime Communities in an Era of Global Environmental Change.” This one-day workshop will bring together a diverse group of scholars, practitioners and stakeholders from across...

Coast Guard Band to bid farewell to director Capt. Kenneth W. Megan with free concert

Coast Guard Band to bid farewell to director Capt. Kenneth W. Megan with free concert
NEW LONDON, Conn. — The U.S. Coast Guard Band will hold a special concert to honor departing director Capt. Kenneth W. Megan Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013 at 2 p.m in Leamy Concert Hall at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy. The band will be augmented by many former members for Capt. Megan’s final concert, where the baton will be passed to the new director, Lt. Cmdr. Adam Williamson. This diverse program...

Coast Guard Academy welcomes the Class of 2017

Coast Guard Academy welcomes the Class of 2017
NEW LONDON, Conn. — The U.S. Coast Guard Academy welcomed the Class of 2017 Monday, July 1, 2013, during Reporting-in Day, marking the official beginning of Swab Summer. Two hundred thirty one swabs and eight international swabs, totaling 239 swabs, took the oath Monday on Washington Parade Field at the academy. Underrepresented minority groups compose 28 percent of the Class of 2017 and 36 percent...

Army General Martin Dempsey says Coast Guard Mission ‘Constant’

Army General Martin Dempsey says Coast Guard Mission ‘Constant’
By Claudette Roulo NEW LONDON, Conn. – The Coast Guard has a constant mission, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff told cadets at the Coast Guard Academy today. “The military — and I include you in that joint force — we are the preeminent leadership experience in the world,” Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey said during an all-hands assembly of cadets. googletag.cmd.push(function()...

Coast Guard Museum special OpSail hours

Coast Guard Museum special OpSail hours
NEW LONDON, Conn. — With the arrival of OpSail 2012 to New London, the U.S. Coast Guard Museum located on the campus of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy will have extended public visiting hours. The museum’s OpSail hours are: Friday, July 6: 8 a.m – 4 p.m. Saturday, July 7: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Sunday, July 8: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday, July 9: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. The museum is located...

America’s Tall Ship, Coast Guard Cutter Eagle to visit Boston

America's Tall Ship, Coast Guard Cutter Eagle to visit Boston
BOSTON – In anticipation of the celebration for the bicentennial of the War of 1812, the Coast Guard Cutter Eagle is scheduled to arrive in Boston from June 30 to July 5. Currently underway in the Atlantic Ocean, the Eagle’s crew complement of 52 permanent crew, 141 Coast Guard Academy cadets and 20 temporarily assigned crewmembers, Eagle serves as a training ship for cadets and officer candidates...

Coast Guard to have first woman superintendent of a U.S. military academy

Rear Adm. Sandra Stosz will become the first, and only female to lead a U. S. service academyThe Coast Guard will have the first woman superintendent of a military service academy at the helm of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy when classes convene next summer.  The commandant of the Coast Guard, Adm. Bob Papp, has selected Rear Adm. Sandra L. Stosz, Coast Guard director of reserve and leadership,...