NEW LONDON, Conn. — The U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London held its annual Billet night Thursday where senior cadets learn where they will be stationed for the next few years and what jobs they will have after they graduate.
Thursday’s event marks the first step in their careers in service to our country.
“It's like a huge milestone of their Cadet career. They learn where they're going to be going for their first assignments in the Coast Guard,” said Logan Mars, lieutenant in the U.S. Coast Guard.
Representatives from The Department of Homeland Security and several members of congress including Senators Chris Murphy and Richard Blumenthal’s office.
Graduation for the class of 2023 will take place on Wednesday, May 17.
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