Life Jackets should fit correctly and be designed for your boating activities

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Kids and adult life jacket demonstrations

Paddlesports are fun, easy, and economical but safety must be your priority!

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Educated Boaters are Safe Boaters! Wear a Life Jacket! The name says it all. Paddlesport participation has grown dramatically in recent years.  Low entry cost, easy storage, less maintenance and flexibility are some of the reasons many people have decided to become paddlers, compared to power or sailing craft. Paddlesports are on the rise, setting a records for […]

Auxiliarists Volunteer at the Academy Museum

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

(Republished from the 2013 Navigator) Plan a visit and discover gold in Southeastern Connecticut. There’s gold to be discovered in Southeastern Connecticut and it’s at the USCG Academy in New London. Located within the historic campus of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy the Museum explores the history of the Coast Guard and its many missions […]

USCG Academy Commencement is Wednesday, May 17th

Friday, May 12, 2017

Soon the newest group of #USCG officers will graduate from the @USCGAcademy. Here’s one of their stories:

CDR Bruce Melnick made his 2nd space flight on May 7, 1992

Thursday, May 11, 2017

U.S. Coast Guard‏Verified account @USCG May 7 @NASA astronaut & #USCG CDR Bruce Melnick made his 2nd space flight #OTD in 1992. By this point he had logged more than 300 hours in space.  

On May 6, 1994, the last USCG Pelican Helicopter was retired from service.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

U.S. Coast Guard‏Verified account @USCG May 6 More The last #USCG Pelican helicopter was retired from service, ending Coast Guard’s amphibious era #OTD in 1994:   

On May 5, 1973 the last US Coast Guard in Vietnam…

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

U.S. Coast Guard‏ Verified account @USCG May 5 The last #USCG personnel assigned to Vietnam departed to go back home to the U.S. #OTD in 1973 →  #FlashbackFriday  

Coast Guard Academy cadets compete in military skills

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Coast Guard Academy cadets contend in military skills competition Coast Guard Academy cadets competed at the annual Sandhurst Military Skills Competition in April. The Sandhurst competition is a two-day event, which tests a teams overall military skills. The Academy cadets beat 29 out of 38 West Point teams and the U.S. Naval Academy at the […]

Test Your Flag IQ

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

True or False? True or False? Test your knowledge about the American flag. Follow us this week, to learn about the Coast Guard Base Alameda Color Guard and how to fold a flag properly. Publicado por U.S. Coast Guard Pacific Southwest em Segunda, 1 de maio de 2017

Cyber Program

Thursday, April 27, 2017

RDML Kevin Lunday, commander of U.S. Coast Guard Cyber Command, speaking with academy electrical engineering cadets about their future in the evolving cyber domain in November 2015. (Photo Credit: U.S. Coast Guard) Acceleration in technology has fueled unprecedented growth, speed and efficiency in our globalized economy. More than 90 percent of the world’s goods and […]

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