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Coast Guard Rugby Launches Fundraiser to Benefit Service Teams, CGF Spouse Grant Program

March 15, 2023
The Coast Guard Rugby Foundation launched a fundraising effort this month in honor of Women’s History Month, to support the Coast Guard Service Rugby Teams and the Coast Guard Foundation spouse grant program.
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Groundbreaking Held for Coast Guard K9 Memorial

November 16, 2022
The Coast Guard held a groundbreaking ceremony on Sept. 19 at Base Alameda to formally establish a memorial where Coast Guard service dogs will be honored.
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Coast Guard Foundation Honors Coast Guard Members who Saved Nine from Burning Rig, Unveils New Program to Support Mental Resiliency

November 7, 2022
The Coast Guard Foundation and more than 583 supporters honored a helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Houston on Friday, Nov. 4, at the Texas Salutes the Coast Guard event in Houston.
Community Stories
Scholarships - Rachel Fox

Rachel Fox

August 24, 2017
The Coast Guard Foundation’s scholarship program in 2017 is impacting more families than any time in our history. These scholars and are among the best and brightest displaying not only outstanding academic achievement but also the characteristics befitting of the Coast Guard’s core values.
Community Stories
Scholarships - Caroline Kersey

Caroline Kersey

August 23, 2017
“Thank you so very much for honoring me as a 2017 Coast Guard Foundation Scholar. The Coast Guard has helped my family immensely over the past 30 years and it continues to hold an important spot in my heart,” wrote Caroline Kersey in her thank you letter to the Coast Guard Foundation. “This scholarship and your efforts have taken a large weight off my shoulders as I prepare to enter Virginia Tech in the fall and I cannot thank you enough for that!”
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Scholarships - Jason Genao Reserve

Jason Genao

December 5, 2016
For Coast Guard Reservist Jason Genao, serving others is his calling in life. The 29 year old from New York retired as an active duty Coast Guardsman in 2010 after enlisting in 2006. It was during those four years Genao discovered it is his purpose in life to serve others, and he continues to serve today as a member of the New York City Fire Department.