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Wrestling: 1/c Giorgio dominates with a 34-0 record
All-American 1/c Nate Giorgio continues to impress with a CGA record of 34-0, 101 career wins, and he became the first Coast Guard wrestler to win a championship at the All-Academy Championships earlier this month in the 133 pound weight class. Read more about his career and the entire team's continued success.

CGA Wins 2014-15 Superintendent's Trophy
When Coast Guard Wrestling beat Merchant Marine on Wednesday night for the first time in 8 years, they secured the Superintendent's Trophy for the Bears, 9-2.

From the AA President
I brought my son Alex to work with me a few weeks ago. He had the unenviable job of helping me move boxes into my new office at the Alumni Center. Since he was used to coming to work with me in my last job in Yeaton Hall...

February 2015 Bulletin Now Online
The February 2015 Bulletin ships today. Keep an eye on your mailbox or read it online now by clicking on the cover below (log-in required). This issue features 20 Questions with LCDR Ben Anderson '02, a profile of the Corps' new regimental commander, the next installment of the new "Ask Ira" column, and much more!

Cadets Hone Hacking Skills at Cyber Defense Competition
CyberStakes Live, hosted by the Defense Advanced Projects Research Agency (DARPA), was a decathlon-style computer security competition that set the 10 best teams against each other -- three from the other service academies and one from the Coast Guard Academy -- and then mixed the competitors and let joint teams go head to head.
 DARPA photo

A Conversation with the Alumni Association Leadership
For the February Bulletin, Chairman of the Board of Directors CAPT John Maxham '66 and Alumni Association President CAPT Andrea Marcille '89 sat down to discuss surviving the "Dark Ages," how to better serve the membership, their favorite Academy professors, what's on the horizon for 2015 and much more.

Tom Friedman Selected as 2015 Hedrick Fellow
New York Times’ journalist Thomas Friedman will visit the Academy on Monday, February 23 as the 20th Hedrick Fellow. Mr. Friedman will participate in cadet-led academic seminars, attend a dinner in his honor and will deliver the Hedrick Fellowship Address to the Corps of Cadets on the evening of the 23rd.

Sulmasy '88 Named First Provost of Bryant University
CAPT Glenn M. Sulmasy, J.D., L.L.M., '88, who is retiring from the Coast Guard, has been named the first provost and chief academic officer at Bryant University in Rhode Island. He has been serving as the Coast Guard Academy's dean of the Department of Humanities and Professor of Law.

Zwirblis '10 Hunts for Smugglers off the CA Coast
LT David Zwirblis '10, CO of USCGC Blackfin, and his crew were featured in this great LA Times article. "Everyone associates the Coast Guard with search and rescue … but most of it is law enforcement," said Zwirblis, 26, perhaps the most ambitious of the group in building a career."

Academy Seeks Athletic Hall of Fame Nominees
We are extremely proud of our Athletic Hall of Fame and those past athletes and honorary members worthy to be named. Each year the Academy can add up to four regular members (graduates after their 20th anniversary of their graduation) and one honorary member (individuals who have made significant contributions to CGA Athletics).


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