Coast Guard

May 20, 2018 - 35 minutes ago

They call them “legacy cadets.” Our daughter will officially be one when she reports to the U.S. Coast Guard Academy on July 2.

She will be following in her father’s footsteps, while creating her own path as one of the newest members of the Coast Guard.

Her decision to accept her…


May 06, 2018

While Gary Sinise may be best known for his role as Lt. Dan Taylor in the Academy Award winning film “Forrest Gump,” he is also known for being an ardent supporter of military families.

Gary Sinise and The Lt. Dan Band perform concerts around the world to raise spirits, funds, and…


April 27, 2018

The U.S. Coast Guard has concluded its probe of a noose found in a hangar at Base Elizabeth City, determining the incident wasn’t evidence of racial hatred but instead was a bad joke, an agency spokeswoman said this week.

April 22, 2018

One of the most difficult things for military families is being away from extended family – especially during difficult times.

My uncle passed away this week, and I found myself feeling disconnected from the rest of my family. Most of them still live in Northwest Washington State, while our…


April 08, 2018

Month of the Military Child started in 1986. That’s when Secretary of Defense Caspar Weinberger designated April as Month of the Military Child, as a month to recognize military children for the sacrifices they make, and to honor their contributions to communities around the world.

Since that…


March 25, 2018

I don’t remember it being this difficult.

March 11, 2018

In September 2017, 58 U.S. Coast Guard families from Puerto Rico, displaced by the devastating hurricane Maria, were given refuge at Base Elizabeth City. They were welcomed with food, shelter, and entertainment put together by the base Morale, Welfare and Recreation department.

Helping to lead that…


March 11, 2018

WASHINGTON — Stacy Bilodeau, representing the U.S. Coast Guard, was selected as one of the six finalists for the Armed Forces Insurance Branch Military Spouse of the Year, according to a release from the U.S. Coast Guard

Bilodeau was named the Coast Guard's representative, along with five…


March 11, 2018

In his fourth and final State of the Coast Guard Address, Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Paul Zukunft reflected on the service’s challenges and accomplishments over the last year, provided a current overview of the service, and outlined its priorities for the future.

He spoke about “one of…


February 25, 2018

BEACH HAVEN, N.J.  — Two common problems in coastal areas — eroded beaches, and clogged inlets hazardous for boat traffic — have a mutual solution.

Coastal areas around the country are dredging clogged inlets to make them easier and safer to navigate, and using the sand they…

Inlet Dredging-Wider Beaches
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