• Signed Memorandum of Agreement with U.S. Coast Guard facilitating cooperation between both entities.
  • Issued first newsletter, 2 pages long.
  • Issued second newsletter, now called The Cutter for cutting straight to the point.
  • Created four-color membership brochure.
  • Issued third newsletter, now 5 pages in length.
  • Awarded first grant ($5000) to U. S. Naval Institute to record oral history of ADM Owen Siler, oldest living Commandant. This grant led to 6 more grants from other sources for oral histories of 6 more Commandants.
  • Created Foundation logo incorporating CG Shield, crossed anchors, waves, ropes, and stars signifying CG heritage, and book signifying scholarship and research.
  • Created lapel button and embroidered Life Membership jacket patch.
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