Cadet Blogs

Eli Griffin

Giving Thanks

It’s that time of year where everyone is encouraged to be thankful for the gifts life has offered them. Thanksgiving reminds us that surviving challenging times does not happen alone, and

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3/c J. Ryan Weston

Switching Majors

When I originally applied to the Academy, I was dead set on Electrical Engineering. In high school I took a class called AP Physics: Electricity and Magnetism which opened my

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4/c Dana Walker - 2026

Midterms

After completing Swab Summer and the first quarter of 4/c year I have learned how important sleep is. During Swab summer you are required to go to sleep after taps

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Cheyenne Waters

Why Connecticut is Cool

I would like to take a second to talk about things to do in Connecticut. While you shouldn’t make your college solely on the location, there are many positive things

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Cheyenne Waters

Four Years of Highlights

What is great about each year at the Coast Guard Academy? Freshman year – You might hear a lot of bad things about freshman or 4/c year at the Academy.

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2/c Madison Foht
4/c Dana Walker - 2026
Cheyenne Waters
2/c Lauren O'Neill
Emily Morin