For information on the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) which is a
public access statute that allows individuals to request certain records
about activities of the government. Visit the FOIA
For information on the Coast Guard Recreational Boating Safety Program, including Defect Notifications; US Recreational Boating Statistics; Recreational Boating Regulatory Information; and Recreational Safe Boating Course Information visit BOATING SAFETY.
Visit the USCG AUXILIARY for information on more boating safety information or to be a part of America's Volunteer Lifesavers.
For information on the history of the Coast Guard visit the HISTORIAN'S
OFFICE which will respond to e-mail inquiries regarding the history
of the Coast Guard and its predecessor services to the most complete degree
possible given the minimal number of staff members. They will also assist
patrons interested in obtaining copies of historic Coast Guard photography.
Since the majority of thecollection held by the Historian's Office is not in an electronic format, please include your postal mailing address when contacting the office. Write to:
Historian's Office, CG-09224
U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters
2100 Second Street, SW
Washington, DC 20593-0001
For information regarding the U.S. Coast Guard Academy (CGA) write to:
U.S. COAST GUARD ACADEMY Admissions Office
Phone: 1-800-883-USCG (8724)
31 Mohegan Avenue, New London, CT 06320-8103
For all other Academy Information:
General phone: 860-444-8500
15 Mohegan Avenue, New London, CT 06320
For information on Coast Guard souvenirs and patches available to the
general public visit the U.S.
COAST GUARD EXCHANGE at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy.