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My Coast Guard
Commentary | April 9, 2021

Bravo Zulu

By  Shana Brouder, MyCG Writer 

CGA cadets take first place in International Humanitarian Law Competition: First-Class Cadets Matthew Pindell, Malia Haskovec, and Sean Seyller were joined by cadets from the U.S. Military Academy and the Military Institute of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kiev to compete against other multinational teams in the tournament on March 22-25. During the competition, cadets work together in multinational teams to solve complex problems that arise before, during, and after a simulated armed conflict. The goals of the competition are to allow cadets to apply and display their law of armed conflict knowledge. Read all about it right here

Coast Guard members donate computers to children in need: Chief Warrant Officer Luke Sigler, the detachment supervisor at Coast Guard Electronics Systems Support Detachment in Baltimore, along with crewmembers from Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital Region donated 35 computers to  The Children's Home in Baltimore, Md. These donations provided the approximately 680 children with 122,000 hours of learning. Watch: Sigler’s interview on this DVIDS video

CG COOL leaders featured on the “Beyond the Uniform” podcast to discuss credentialing opportunities: Mike Reynolds and Cristy Minshew were recently interviewed on the podcast “Beyond the Uniform” to talk about CG COOL. CG COOL funds can help pay for exam, application, state licensing, membership, and renewal fees for enlisted members. Listen: To hear the full 33-minute podcast, click here.

ICYMI: Lt.j.g. qualifies for Toyoko Olympics: Lt.j.g. Nikole “Nikki” Barnes is headed for this year’s Summer Olympics in Toyoko, making service history in the process. She will be competing in the women’s 470. Read more about her incredible journey on the full MyCG feature: LTJG makes service history, will compete in Tokyo Olympics.