ADM Allen Named Next Tyler Chair
ADM Thad W. Allen '71 has been named the next James S. Tyler Distinguished Chair in Leadership Development at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy. "I am delighted with the opportunity the Tyler Chair provides to develop cadet leaders who will be equipped to serve our nation as we face the challenges of an ever-changing world,” said Allen.
Class of 2018 Reports to the Academy
On June 30, 256 U.S. citizens and seven international students took the oath before family, friends, and Academy personnel to officially begin four years of undergraduate study, community service and preparation for entry into the United States Coast Guard Officer Corps.
Sailing family sends three daughters to Coast Guard Academy
Dan and Carrie Rohde, both Merchant Marine Academy alumni, have now sent three daughters to the Coast Guard Academy. Youngest daughter Dana reported in with the Class of 2018, following in the footsteps of her sisters, Devon '15 and Krysta '11.
COCs, Promotions, Retirements and Honors
Click here to read about recent CoCs, promotions, retirements, and honors of your fellow alumni. This edition features RADM Thomas Ostebo ’81, Dr. Michael A. Alfultis '82, RADM Daniel Abel ’83, CAPT Michael J. Haycock ’85, CAPT Alan Arsenault ’88, CAPT Matthew Sibley ’89, CAPT Timothy J. Wendt ’91, CAPT Amy Cocanour ’92, CAPT David "Lee" Petty ’92, CAPT Dennis Evans ’93, CDR Gregory Fuller ’93, CDR Michael Brandhuber ’94, CDR David Cooper ’94, CDR Kevin King ’94, CDR John Rivers ’94, and CDR Todd Vance ’96.
ADM Zukunft '77 Sets Course for the Service
In a Q&A with the Navy Times, the new commandant discusses a number of proposed improvements, "from codifying the service’s cyber strategy to adjusting ship-to-shore rotations, giving Coast Guardsmen the chance to spend more time in one place to develop their expertise."
CGAalumni.org is getting a new look!
We are happy to announce that we are in the initial planning stages of a website redesign. The goal is to create a mobile-friendly site that is easy to use, visually appealing and offers the content and information that you want. Please take a moment to answer some questions about the current website. Your answers will help guide our decision-making during the redesign.