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.