Tag: morale

Celebrating the resiliency of the military child

Smiles at homecoming

As the Coast Guard and the other military services celebrate the resiliency of the military child during the month of April, we’re putting a spotlight on the Coast Guard’s 7-year partnership with national youth organization Boys & Girls Clubs of America. By helping military kids cope, adjust and progress through the most formative years of their lives, BGCA’s youth programs strive to make happiness and well-being a priority for military families.

CGC Healy – What do mustaches, bingo and darkness have in common?

Answer: crew morale.  Over the past month, we have been keeping you up-to-date on the CGC Healy’s Summer science deployment to the Arctic. One of the posts on July 3, Science on Ice, sparked a conversation on the Coast Guard’s Facebook page about what the crew does for fun when the cutter has down time.

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All Military Wilderness Challenge

Run, whitewater raft, bike, hike and… Duckie? What? Yes, I double checked, Duckie. Teams whitewater rafting This weekend seven Coast Guard teams, along with about 50 other military teams, will participate in the two-day all military Wilderness Challenge adventure race in Fayetteville, West Virginia. The teams will navigate through several events including the infamous Duckie

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In the Coast Guard- June 1, 2009

A 41-foot boat with 27 people onboard that was taking on water about three miles west of the Golden Gate Bridge was assisted by the Coast Guard yesterday. When the Coast Guard got onscene the vessel had some standing water but did not appear to be taking on any more, so they were escorted back

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