Recent News and Updates from The Coast Guard Foundation

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 May 12th, 2020 by Keith Worrall 

Modified May 12th, 2020 at 12:56 PM


Emergency Response Fund Activated for Coast Guard Members and Families

The U.S. Coast Guard is America’s maritime first responders – its marine ambulance crews, law enforcement officers, and emergency managers – and the homeland heroes we turn to in our time of need. And now, with each new day, Coast Guard members battle the spread of the coronavirus, in their ranks and their communities, as they continue to stand the watch and fulfill their duty to our Nation…

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Stepping Up to Support the Coast Guard

The Coast Guard Foundation is supporting twenty-five Coast Guard cutters with grants to support crew morale and wellness needs related to deployment in support of national security and safety missions during this period of great uncertainty. While the USCG saves lives and protects our shores, the Coast Guard Foundation steps up to support them – so every service member can focus on their mission worry-free…

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Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class Evan Grills, a Kodiak-based aviation survival technician, is fitted for an N95 respirator at Air Station Kodiak, Alaska, March 24, 2020. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, aircrews are taking additional measures and making preparations to reduce potential exposure to the virus while also maintaining full mission readiness for search and rescue cases throughout Alaska. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Bradley Pigage.

Coast Guard Foundation Supporting Coast Guard Quarantine Spaces

The Coast Guard Foundation announced in recent weeks the Foundation has rushed to support quarantine spaces at Coast Guard units across the country – completing 118 spaces in all – to assist the service with sustaining maximum personnel flexibility and mission readiness…

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