#MuseumSelfie Day was started to bring awareness of regional and national museums by encouraging people to take selfies with their favorite works of art and artifacts. Cadets and staff at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy shared this creative selfie from the #USCG Museum in New London, Connecticut today.

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United States Coast Guard Band has been hard at work preparing for their performance in #Inauguration2017!
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This is the first in a series of Q&A blog posts highlighting enlisted female leaders serving in the U.S. Coast Guard. Be sure to check back monthly for more career insight, mentorship and inspiration.

Enlisted Empowerment—The Female Perspective: Deputy MCPOCG Leilani Cale-Jones « Coast Guard All Hands

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The Great Depression was a time in America when people, who were jobless and hungry, turned to things like bootlegging, or hopping into a boxcar and riding a train off into the uncertainty of the West in the hopes to get lucky and finding a job. It was during this time that a 17-year-old New Jersey native turned to the sea for opportunity, not to catch fish, but to save lives.

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Honor, Respect, Devotion to Duty: Capt. Joseph Mazzotta

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We strive everyday to honor Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy with our #ServicetoNation and to each other. #MLKDay
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Four days left until #Inauguration2017. #GreatTradition #countdown #4days #military
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#OTD in 1974, a group of 32 women formed Recruit Company Sierra-89 for 10-week basic training at U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May (Official) as the first enlisted females in the #USCG. #women #makinghistory
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The crew of U.S. Coast Guard Station Cape Disappointment in Ilwaco, Washington, hosted a memorial service in tribute to Coast Guardsmen and mariners who lost their lives during seven separate tragic accidents in the Pacific Northwest.

"Memorials such as this are reminders of those who sailed these waters before us," said Capt. William Timmons, commander U.S. Coast Guard Sector Columbia River....
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Imagery available: Coast Guard Station Cape Disappointment pays tribute to lost Coast Guardsmen, mariners

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Last week we shared the first part of #USCG's predecessor Revenue Cutter Service's experiment in modern naval technology. We continue telling that part of our history of Cutter E.A. Stevens, a semi-submersible gunboat, fighting in the American Civil War in the blog below.

The Long Blue Line: Gunboat Cutter E.A. Stevens—the Revenue Cutter Service’s experiment in modern naval technology (Part 2)

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Who would be better to judge a science fair than a #USCG civil engineer?

Middle school students from Island Pacific Academy in Kapolei, Oahu, showed off their presentations to Lt. Cmdr. Todd Wimmer, commanding officer of Coast Guard Civil Engineering Unit Honolulu during the school's annual science fair yesterday. The students were given the opportunity to compete for district and state titles.
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“We will attract access, develop, and retain a respectful, diverse, and inclusive workforce that reflects the richness of our society.” – Coast Guard Commandant Admiral Paul Zukunft

Living up to that standard, the #USCG's Force Readiness Command established a partnership with Hampton University- Official in Hampton, Va. Hampton University is a historically black college and university with a...
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Meeting the needs of the Service

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From January 23 through February 17, we'll be focusing on ice and cold weather related missions in the #USCG.

This is just one part of what we will be focused on in our Below Zero campaign.

U.S. Coast Guard Drills Emergency Rescue Techniques in Vt.

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The U.S. Coast Guard Academy, in cooperation with the Connecticut Rivers Council of the Boy Scouts of America, recently hosted a science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) merit badge program for over 120 Boy Scouts from five different states.

Cadets and Academy instructors taught hands-on programs in chemistry, engineering, electricity and electronics, emergency preparedness and...
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Boy Scouts get hands-on experience at Coast Guard Academy

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The crew of #USCG Cutter Donald Horsley recently transferred custody of 4 suspected smugglers and 2,000 pounds of cocaine to U.S. federal law enforcement authorities at USCG Sector San Juan, Puerto Rico.

The seized cocaine, estimated wholesale value of $30 million, is a result of multi-agency law enforcement efforts in support of Operation Unified Resolve, Operation Caribbean Guard and the...
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Happy birthday to #USCG founding father, #AlexanderHamilton! Learn more about #Hamilton's involvement in the creation of our service: [ Goo.gl Link ]
Happy birthday to the #USCG's founding father, Alexander Hamilton!