Tag Archives: Coast Guard

Coast Guard Foundation to host livestream event

The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to strengthening the Coast Guard community and service by supporting members and families, announced it will honor the Coast Guard’s proud legacy of service and highlight its heroes from across the Nation with the inaugural Heroes of the Coast Guard livestream event on the 231st birthday of the Coast Guard, August 4, ...

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Coast Guard Foundation prepares for hurricane, fire seasons

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The Coast Guard Foundation announced it is preparing for the start of the Atlantic Hurricane Season, which the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicts will once again be above average. Similarly, wildfire experts predict a potentially devastating summer and fall due to a severe drought, an abundance of excess combustible vegetation, and other factors. This follows 2020’s record breaking hurricane ...

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Coast Guard Foundation partners with Wawa Foundation to fund projects

The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to strengthening the Coast Guard community and service by supporting members and families, announced today it has received a $20,000 donation from the Wawa Foundation to fund morale and wellness programs for the Coast Guard’s everyday heroes in Atlantic City, New Jersey; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Portsmouth, Virginia; and Tampa/St. Petersburg, Florida, which all ...

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Coast Guard Foundation elects new board of trustees members

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The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to strengthening the Coast Guard community and service by supporting members and families, announced the addition of nine new trustees to its board this year. The Foundation has 82 active trustees and directors on the board, led by newly elected Thomas A. Allegretti as the chair. Abbott Brown; Dr. Kathryn Clay; Paul ...

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Coast Guard Foundation prepares for 2020 hurricane season

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The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to strengthening the Coast Guard community and service by supporting members and families, announced today it is preparing for the Atlantic hurricane season, predicted by NOAA to be an especially active one. The Foundation is taking the necessary steps to be ready to assist Coast Guard members and families who may be ...

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Coast Guard stats show continued reduction in boating deaths

The United States Coast Guard has just released its 2019 Recreational Boating Statistics report revealing a decline in American boating deaths for the third straight year.  Total boating deaths reflect a 3.2% decrease, from 633 in 2018 to 613 in 2019. The 61st annual report, “2019 Recreational Boating Statistics,” contains statistics on recreational boating accidents and state vessel registration. The ...

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Coast Guard Foundation supports COVID-19 quarantine spaces

The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to the education and well-being of all Coast Guard members and their families, has supported quarantine spaces at Coast Guard units across the country – completing 118 spaces in all – to assist the service with sustaining maximum personnel flexibility and mission readiness. Like the rest of the nation, Coast Guard members ...

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Coast Guard Foundation to support members impacted by COVID-19

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The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to the education and well-being of all Coast Guard members and their families, announced it has activated its emergency response fund and tragedy assistance programs. With these two tools, the Foundation has committed to raise $1 million to support the Coast Guard’s immediate and long-term needs that arise from the COVID-19 pandemic. ...

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Coast Guard Foundation announces 128 new scholarships

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The Coast Guard Foundation announced that it awarded 128 scholarships in 2019, totaling $354,000 in support. In the 29 years of the program, the Coast Guard Foundation has paid out more than $5.4 million to more than 1,100 college-aged young adults. Awardees include scholars such as Caroline Cutter. The daughter of Master Chief Petty Officer, Mark Cutter, a 27-year Coast ...

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Boating Industry provisions to be included in Coast Guard Reauthorization Bill

Last week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2019 (H.R. 3409). NMMA played a critical role in shaping the legislation, which includes provisions that would improve the safety of the 142 million Americans who take to the water each year. Specifically, the bill includes language that would mandate the wear of engine cut-off devices ...

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