• Announced Annual Awards:
    • Large Unit History Award Winner: USCGC Tampa.
    • Small Unit History Award Winner: Aids to Navigation Team, St. Petersburg, Florida.
    • Best Book on History: Professor Doug Kroll, Commodore Ellsworth Bertholf: First Commandant of the Coast Guard.
    • Heritage Awards: To the “Old Chief,” USCG WW II veteran John Stanford, for his weekly column in the NYC-area paper Harbor Watch and his bi-monthly publication Greenland Patrol Newsletter.
  • Sponsored, prepared, and edited a large-format, profusely-illustrated book The Coast Guard which sold out in 8 weeks. Walter Cronkite, the retired CBS News Anchor “The most respected man in America” who was was a fan of the Coast Guard, wrote the forward.
  • Provided funding to complete the oral history of ADM Merlin O’Neil.
  • Suggested names for new classes of cutters, performing the vetting to ensure that there were no “skeletons” in the closets.
  • Produced visual/oral history of BMCM Tom McAdams.
  • Produced visual/oral history of VADM Thomas R. Sargent III.
  • Produced visual/oral history of Bernard Bailey.
  • Published three editions of The Cutter, FCGH’s magazine.
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