• Announced Annual Awards:
    • Large Unit History Award Winner: USCGC Escanaba.
    • Small Unit History Award Winner: Station Calumet Harbor, Michigan.
    • Best Book on Coast Guard History: P. J. Capelotti, Rogue Wave: The U. S. Coast Guard On and After 9/11.
    • Best Book on Regional History: Margaret Buchholz, New Jersey Shipwrecks: 350 Years in the Graveyard of the Atlantic.
    • Best Book on Lighthouses/Aids to Navigation: Voyageur Press, Series on Regional Lighthouses.
    • Heritage Awards: LCDR Jack A. Eckert, USCG, Ret., for his web site of 1000 sea stories and his books preserving them.
    • Medal Special Award: LCDR Tom Beard, USCG, Ret., for his outstanding efforts as Editor-in-Chief of The Coast Guard.
  • Assisted artist in creating historically accurate renderings for 4th and 5th proposed murals for Academy Library Reading Room.
  • Funded acquisition of 5 WWII journals for the Office of Coast Guard Historian.
  • Continued efforts on many occasions to improve public access to the Coast Guard Museum/NW, which has been greatly restricted due to increased waterfront security.
  • Began filming past and current USCGC Eagle Commanding Officers and Sail Masters, exploring the leadership challenges and opportunities presented by a square-rigged vessel in the 21st Century.
  • Provided stipend to support research on Edwin Emery by CAPT Ayer.
  • Provided stipend to support research on Mike Healey by Dennis Noble.
  • Provided stipend to support research on USRC Caleb Cushing and crew by Michael Strauss.
  • Provided funding for summer intern in Office of CG Historian.
  • Chief Warrant Officer Professional Development Program Awards: started program to recognize the honor graduate of the CWO PD Program.
  • Issued three editions of The Cutter, now achieving 16 to 18 pages.
  • Initiated project to revise/review new edition of USCGA Tour Guide.
  • Initiated project to involve old sea dogs (CGA alums in local residence) in indoctrinating new 4/c cadets on CG history.
  • With RADM and Mrs. Van Sice, initiated project to involve cadets in writing about current heroes.
  • Published three editions of The Cutter, FCGH’s magazine.
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