U.S. Coast Guard Academy

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A recent analysis found members of Congress are more likely to nominate white students than students of color to attend the nation’s elite military academies. That raises questions about how to make the 200-year-old congressional nomination system more equitable for students of color.

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The U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London has announced the creation of the Academy’s First Provost who will serve as the chief academic officer and principal adviser to the Academy’s superintendent.

C19: Sharing The Shore

May 19, 2021
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Two communities in our region are recognized for protecting beach nesting birds. President Biden stopped by the Coast Guard Academy on Wednesday, expanding child care in Connecticut, and what are the new rules in the state when it comes to masks?

President Joe Biden congratulates Cadet Daisy Anne Atayan, one of the two first female Philippine Coast Guard-sponsored cadets, during the commencement for the United States Coast Guard Academy in New London, Conn., Wednesday, May 19, 2021.
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President Joe Biden told graduates of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London they’d soon be defending America in a changed world during his keynote address at the academy’s 140th commencement ceremony.

New London Mayor Michael Passero
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President Biden will deliver the keynote address at the 140th Coast Guard Commencement Exercise on Wednesday in New London.