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Weather Channel Donates $5,000 to the Coast Guard Foundation

As the result of a successful Facebook campaign to get 5,000 "likes" for The Weather Channel's new hit show Coast Guard Alaska, the Coast Guard Foundation is proud to accept a gift of $5,000 from the network. The gift will be directed to a morale project in Alaska. Coast Guard Alaska tells the story of service personnel and their families and what life is like in the grueling frontier of Alaska. Season 2 of Coast Guard Alaska premieres this Wednesday, April 18 at 9 p.m. eastern. See a sneak peak here.

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New York Dinner Recap

Last Thursday marked the Coast Guard Foundation's 31st Annual Salute to the Coast Guard in New York City. The event honored the brave men and women who wear the Coast Guard uniform across the country and the globe. The Foundation also awarded two Coast Guard crews — an air crew from Sitka, Alaska and a boat crew from Tillamook Bay, Oregon — for exceptional heroism in the line of duty. A Coast Guard rescue swimmer was also awarded for performing a daring rescue while he was off-duty.

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Welcome to The Foundation's New Website!

Welcome to the brand new Coast Guard Foundation website. We hope you find this new site easy to use, attractive and engaging: a one-stop shopping experience for all things Coast Guard Foundation.

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See you at the Newport Boat Show

We'll be at the Newport Boat Show next week from Thursday, Sept. 15 through Sunday, Sept. 20 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day. If you're in the area, stop by. We'll be at booth 1 in Tent B, right next to the tent's main entrance. Come and see us!
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