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Nov. 10, 2021

A Veterans Day Special: Stories from the Academy

Stories of heroes from the Coast Guard Academy

Nov. 4, 2021

BZ: Coast Guard Academy, Adm. Nimitz Pistol Competition, Coast Guard and Aviation History Month

Bravo Zulu to the U.S. Coast Guard Academy for ranking among the nation’s top institutions of higher learning. This year the academy once again ranked No. 1 in the Top Public Schools Regional Colleges North and the overall Regional Colleges North categories in the 2022 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges magazine. The academy was also ranked No.

Oct. 27, 2021

Sound Bodies and Sound Minds 

How the Coast Guard is investing in the mental health of its cadets and workforce

Oct. 27, 2021

Jimmy: A look into the man behind the uniform 

The story of Lt. Thomas J.E. “Jimmy” Crotty is one that continues to reverberate through the Coast Guard ranks today. Crotty, a 1934 graduate of the Academy, spent his first seven years in the fleet domestically, patrolling off the coasts of Seattle, New York City, and San Diego. As U.S. war efforts mounted prior to World War II, Crotty began

Oct. 19, 2021

No classmate left behind

Nestled amongst the 103-acre campus of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy are a variety of memorials and plaques, each with its own story about a moment or person in the service’s history. Recently a plaque was added recognizing a different story, one of a bear keeper and a class’ continued commitment to each other.During a recent alumni reunion, retired

Oct. 18, 2021

Enlisted members: Consider applying to the Coast Guard Academy 

Attend the U.S. Coast Guard Academy Enlisted Select Opportunity Program virtual or in person  

Sept. 22, 2021

Paul Duddy: The official unofficial photographer of the Coast Guard Academy

Averaging between 1,500 and 2,000 pictures a day, Duddy’s photography helps tell the cadet story in a way not previously possible.

Sept. 2, 2021

Bravo Zulu: Coast Guard civilian recognized for work establishing DIU detachment, and more

Bravo Zulu: Coast Guard civilian recognized for work establishing DIU detachment; Honoring a 50-year career of teaching music to Coast Guard cadets; Many firsts for Coast Guard Women recognized during Women’s Equality Day event.