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Engineer of the Year Awards goes to CGA Professor
Dr. David Mazurek, a Civil Engineer Professor in the Engineering Department, was selected as the 2015 Coast Guard Engineer of the year based on his educational, professional, and personal achievements.

CGA Barber Shop Chairs for Sale
The Cadet Barber Shop is being renovated and the old chairs are being replaced. Maybe Ray the Barber or Tony gave you a haircut in this "President Koken Barber Chair Model." Interested in owning this piece of CGA history? Contact Tom Birch, USCGA Exchange, at 860-444-8484 for details.

Alumni return to Academy for Distinguished Graduates Panel
CDR Charles King '71, Mr. Tim Atkin '85, CAPT Melissa Rivera '91 and LCDR Sean Plankey '03 returned to their alma mater on Thursday, November 13 to impart "lessons learned and words of wisdom" to the current Corps of Cadets.

Boxing: CGA's 1/c Taylor Tennyson in the Spotlight
"A light heavyweight from Virginia Beach, 1/c Taylor Tennyson might be the best pound-for-pound college fighter in the country. He owns two national titles and was the headliner at a show last week that featured fighters from the Coast Guard Academy, the United States Military Academy and a nearby Air Force base." (The Virginian Pilot)
1/c Taylor Tennyson. Photo by Paul Duddy.

VIDEO: Academy inducts Alumni into Hall of Heroes
At a inspiring ceremony inside Leamy Hall the Academy honored and welcomed the 2014 Wall of Gallantry inductees into its Hall of Heroes: LT John Pritchard '38 (posthumously), RADM William Stewart '49 (posthumously), CAPT John Denninger '62, CAPT David Andrews '63, and LT James Ellis II '66.

Alfultis '82 Appointed President of SUNY Maritime
SUNY Maritime College inaugurated CAPT Michael A. Alfultis, USCG (ret), Ph.D. '82 as its 11th president on Friday, November 7 in the campus’ new Maritime Academic Center.

Father honors his daughters’ service with his car
Proud parent Shahrooz Pourmonir has a unique way or honoring his daughters' service: his car, which is covered in 117 magnets and stickers that show his support for the Coast Guard. Three out of four of his daughters have attended the Academy representing the classes of 2010, 2014 and 2017.

ROWING: Cadets & Alumni row in Head of the Charles Regatta
CGA Rowing, cadets and alumni, posted strong performances at this year’s Head of the Charles in Boston, MA. For the first time in team history the Coast Guard Men earned automatic qualification for two entries, the Women’s Varsity Eight placed 21st, and the Men’s Alumni Eight finished in the top half of the field.

New & Improved Online Giving Form
We are proud to announce our new and improved secure online giving form, which is easier to use and offers you the opportunity to establish a pledge or ongoing recurring gift, as well as, the standard one-time gift.

The Rattis - Three generations at the Academy
At this year's homecoming the three Ratti generations (father Ricardo '45, son Steven '78, and grandson Andrew '15) sat down with The Day to discuss their decades-long commitment to the Coast Guard, beginning back in 1941.

Call for Hall of Heroes Nominations
The Coast Guard Academy is soliciting for nominees to be inducted into the Hall of Heroes in the fall of 2015. A maximum of 5 graduates will be selected to be honored on the Wall of Gallantry.


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