The National Coast Guard Museum Association is praising President Donald Trump and Congress for including $5 million in federal budget funds dedicated to the museum, which is slated to be built in New London, Conn.
The Coast Guard enforces federal laws on the high seas and waters within U.S. territorial jurisdiction, develops and operates aids to navigation and maintains a network of lifeboat and search-and-rescue stations using surface vessels and aircraft.
The Coast Guard Foundation said it will present its 2017 Guardian Award to ConocoPhillips, a Houston-based oil and natural gas producing company, at the foundation’s Tribute to the Coast Guard on May 24 in Houston.
Twenty-five people were rescued early Sunday morning from a fishing boat that was taking on water south of San Clemente Island in California.
The Coast Guard Foundation will hold its annual Tribute to the Eighth Coast Guard District Friday at the National World War II Museum in New Orleans.
The Coast Guard Foundation said it opened its 2017 scholarship season.
The National Coast Guard Museum Association said it retained Milone & MacBroom Inc. of Cheshire, Conn., to provide assistance in the next step of the regulatory process for the museum’s New London location.
The Coast Guard Foundation named Loralyn Cropper as regional director for the Northeast.
The National Coast Guard Museum Association presented the 2016 Alexander Hamilton Award to J. David Power III, a Coast Guard veteran and founder of J.D. Power and Associates.
The National Coast Guard Museum Association unveiled its proposed architectural designs for the museum that will be built on the downtown waterfront in New London, Conn.
Coast Guard Sector San Juan received the Coast Guard Foundation Award and the foundation recognized Joseph E. Farrell Jr., president and CEO of Resolve Marine group, for his support at the foundation’s annual tribute to the Seventh Coast Guard District.