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2023 k9 memorial

Coast Guard Celebrates K-9 Memorial at Base Alameda

March 31, 2023
The Coast Guard hosted a ribbon cutting and official dedication of a memorial to its miliary service dogs on K-9 Veterans Day.
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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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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.
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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.
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Scholarship - Emily Meshke

Emily Meshke

July 24, 2016
Emily Meshke wrote to us in April 2016 updating us on her success having graduated from Oregon State University and immediately landing her dream job as an Experimental Biology Aide at the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife conducting research and monitoring marine life.