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Dec. 16, 2021

Frontline Focus: Coast Guard medevacs man suffering from heart attack symptoms, Portsmouth, Virginia and more. 

A Coast Guard aircrew hoisted 4 fishermen from a disabled fishing vessel off the coast of Duck, NC; Coast Guard rushed to a car near edge of Niagara Falls; Coast Guard buoy tender departs Bay Area for last time as San Francisco-based cutter.

Dec. 10, 2021

The Long Blue Line: Teenage Coast Guardsman Morris Dankner, the African-American experience in World War II

When the United States entered World War II, it became clear that for the nation to prevail, it would take a whole national effort. Understanding that the need to draw from all elements of society, a drive to recruit underrepresented elements of our society to the cause was of the utmost importance.When it came to the Coast Guard and its

Dec. 9, 2021

New Officer Recruiting Corps., CGA graduate Andre M. Douglas enters astronaut program, New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Volleyball Athlete of the Year

The Coast Guard is making further strides in its Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan through creation of dedicated Officer Recruiting Corps. Over the next five years, the Coast Guard is projected to commission approximately 500 officers annually, over half of whom will come through non-Academy programs. To better access the richness of American

Dec. 9, 2021

Frontline Focus: Coast Guard medevacs man suffering from heart attack symptoms in Portsmouth, Virginia and more. 

Coast Guard medevacs man suffering from heart attack symptoms, Virginia Beach, Virginia; Coast Guard called out after a suspicious boat crash into Ventura coast, California; Coast Guard suspends search for man overboard near Baton Rouge, Louisiana; and Coast Guard will 'platoon' icebreakers in Twin Ports, Minnesota and Superior, Wisconsin.

Dec. 8, 2021

Solicitation: Share your New Year watch log entry with MyCG

We want to hear from you about the first entry of 2022

Dec. 8, 2021

Coast Guard Academy alum selected for NASA Astronaut Candidate Program

The Coast Guard alum heads to the moon

Dec. 7, 2021

VIDEO: Remembering Pearl Harbor 80 years later

On Dec. 7, 1941 Pearl Harbor the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, sending the United States into World War II. We remember those events of 80 years ago. In this video Capt. Andrew Joca, commanding officer, Coast Guard Base Honolulu, reflects on his grandfather, Chief Petty Officer Robert L. Scott, U.S. Navy, experiences during the attack on

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

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