Welcome to the toughest job interview of your life: check out what it's like to be pushed mentally, physically and emotionally at Training Center Cape May in preparation for the rigors of service in the U.S. Coast Guard. And thanks to all our USCG friends who stand the watch.
Each year the senior leaders from all over the service come to the U.S. Coast Guard Academy to discuss, debate and learn about the problems facing the cutters. The conference was packed with classes on topics such as cyber strategy, logistics and fleet priorities, but by far the most important lessons the cuttermen learned are comradery and networking.
Sandra L. Stosz: b. 1960; Sandra L. Stosz is a United States Coast Guard rear admiral who was chosen by the Commandant of the United States Coast Guard ADM Robert J. Papp to become the Superintendent of United States Coast Guard Academy in 2011. As such, she is the first woman to lead a United States military service academy. At the time of her appointment to head the Coast Guard Academy, she was the Coast Guard's Director of Reserve and Leadership.