June 4th Event to Honor Coast Guard Heroism and Mission Excellence
Stonington, Conn. – The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to the education and well-being of all Coast Guard members and their families, announced today that its 15th Annual Tribute to the United States Coast Guard in Our Nation’s Capital will take place on Tuesday June 4, 2019 at the National Building Museum, Washington, D.C.
This year’s event will recognize the Foundation’s 50th anniversary and will show appreciation for those who have made its work possible. The Honorable Norm Mineta, former Secretary of Transportation, and the Honorable Tom Ridge, former Secretary of Homeland Security, are honorary dinner co-chairs of the event. Acting Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, Kevin McAleenan, will provide keynote remarks. Kyra Phillips, investigative correspondent, ABC News and Admiral Thad Allen, USCG (Ret.) will serve as the masters of ceremonies. The Coast Guard Band and Ceremonial Honor Guard will be featured.
The Coast Guard Foundation’s Tribute to the United States Coast Guard in Our Nation’s Capitalwill be held on Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at the National Building Museum, 440 G Street NW, Washington, D.C. A cocktail reception will begin at 6:30 p.m. with dinner and program following at 7:30 p.m.
To learn more about the Coast Guard Foundation or to help support its work, please visit www.coastguardfoundation.org.
About The Coast Guard Foundation
Since 1969, the Coast Guard Foundation has been committed to inspiring leadership, education and a proud legacy of service to our nation by supporting the men and women of the United States Coast Guard. The Foundation provides college scholarships to enlisted members, their spouses and their children, scholarships and support for families of Coast Guard members lost in the line of duty, and support for morale programs, including funding recreation, exercise and family-oriented facilities. The Coast Guard Foundation is headquartered in Stonington, Connecticut, where it maintains a staff of 17, with regional offices in Boston, Massachusetts, Washington DC, St. Petersburg, Florida and San Francisco, California. To learn more about the Coast Guard Foundation or to help support its work, please visitcoastguardfoundation.org.