Tag: Rear Adm. Sandra Stosz

Swabs on deck: R-Day 2012

In this photo provided by the U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Coast Guard Academy Second Class Cadet Matt Monahan yells instructions to a group of swabs Monday, June 25, 2012, at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Conn. In all, 251 members of the incoming class of 2016, known as swabs, reported in during an event called R-Day or Reporting In Day.

On the morning of June 25, hundreds of people from all over the country are at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Conn., checking event schedules and looking over base maps. It’s reporting-in day and the lives of 252 young men and women are about to change – dramatically.

Congratulations to the Class of 2012!

The Coast Guard's newest ensigns await their diplomas during the 131st commencement exercise May 16, 2012, in New London , Conn. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley.

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano speaks at the Coast Guard Academy’s 131st commencement exercise May 16, 2012, in New London , Conn. In all, 233 cadets received their diplomas and commissions as new ensigns in the Coast Guard. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley. Written by Chief Warrant

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Women’s Leadership Symposium: Rear Adm. Sandra Stosz

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“I would like to leave the next generation in the long, blue line of officer and enlisted leaders and followers with the character, culture and core values needed to selflessly serve the Coast Guard and nation in an increasingly uncertain world,” – Rear Adm. Sandra Stosz.

History: Women at the Coast Guard Academy

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An article in the CGA Alumni Bulletin exclaimed that “WOMEN JOIN THE CADET CORPS” and proudly proclaimed that they were “the first of the armed forces” academies to integrate women into their Corps. Seven hundred women sent in their applications to join the Class of 1980. Photos courtesy of CGA Alumni. Post written by Scott

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First female service academy superintendent named

Rear Admiral Sandra L. Stosz currently serves as Director of Reserve and Leadership. She is responsible for developing policies to recruit, train and support over 8,000 Coast Guard Reservists. U.S. Coast Guard photo. Update: Paragraph four has been corrected to reflect that the U.S. Coast Guard Academy was the first military service academy to accept

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