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Dec. 7, 2021

Coast Guard Academy capstone projects impact the fleet 

Within the nine majors of study at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy (CGA), most cadets complete a project-oriented capstone course during the spring semester of their senior year. It is an opportunity for the cadets to put into practice what they have learned in the classroom during their major of study. Many of the senior capstone projects are

Dec. 6, 2021

FSMS, the Coast Guard's financial system is delayed

Invoice processing and travel claims impacted by the delay

Dec. 6, 2021

Steadfast: How one Coast Guard captain navigates the uncharted seas of life

Expertise is a product of experience. It is a characteristic that is wholly meritocratic, with the amount of hours put toward refining one’s skill determining how far that individual will get in their profession. For U.S. Public Health Service (PHS) Officer Capt. Esan Simon, the Medical Director of the Coast Guard Academy, his constant desire to

Dec. 6, 2021

CGTips app offers ability to report crime instantly, anonymously

Download the app to protect your shipmates and yourself

Dec. 6, 2021

Microsoft Teams boot camp sessions start this week

Familiarize yourself with the ins and outs of DoD365 Teams

Dec. 3, 2021

The Long Blue Line: The attack on Pearl Harbor—“a date that will live in infamy”—80 years ago

In his war declaration speech, President Franklin Roosevelt labeled Dec. 7, 1941, as a “date that will live in infamy.” On that day, without forewarning or a declaration of war, forces of Imperial Japan attacked the U.S. Pacific Fleet at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. In the battle, Coast Guard units served alongside the Navy firing anti-aircraft barrages

Dec. 2, 2021

Coast Guard honors first African American Diver, 2021 League of United Latin American Citizens Excellence in Service Award recipient, “Wall of Gallantry” inductee, 3 lifesaving rescues

The Coast Guard recently honored the service's first African American diver, in a ceremony at Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City, NC. In 1979, Ralph Berry became the first African American to graduate from the Navy Dive and Salvage Center in Panama City, Fla. He was assigned to the Atlantic Strike Team in Elizabeth City and dove on the sunken

Dec. 2, 2021

Frontline Focus: Coast Guard, partner agencies searching for person in the water in Baltimore Harbor and more. 

Coast Guard, partner agencies suspend search for person in the water in Baltimore Harbor; Bidens visit Coast Guard station, meet virtually with service members around the globe on Thanksgiving; Coast Guard is searching for about 10 missing migrants near Mona Island, Puerto Rico.

Nov. 30, 2021

November is National Adoption Month: A roadmap to adopting a child

Here are some guidelines to expanding your family through adoption