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Jan. 14, 2022

New direct commissioning for Coast Guard cyber officers offers new opportunities to serve  

Direct commissioning opportunity will help to meet critical specialty need  

Jan. 4, 2022

Coast Guard reservists: A vital component of a successful Covid-19 testing program at CGA

A group of reservists helped the Coast Guard Academy with COVID-19 testing.

Dec. 8, 2021

Coast Guard Academy alum selected for NASA Astronaut Candidate Program

The Coast Guard alum heads to the moon

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

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