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Adm. Bob Papp, who recently retired as the Coast Guard’s top officer, has made it his “pet project” to open a National Coast Guard Museum to highlight the service’s history in New London, Connecticut — near the Coast Guard Academy. Papp sat down for an exclusive interview with Navy Times at the groundbreaking ceremony there in May. Check it out: [HTML1]

Coast Guard Academy Superintendent Rear Adm. Sandra L. Stosz will be leading the fifth annual New London, Conn., Irish Parade on St. Patrick’s Day, March 17, as one of the grand marshals. Stosz was recently named one of Newsweek’s “150 Women Who Shake the World.” She will be joined by New London’s mayor, Daryl Finizio. The Coast Guard is also partnering with the city to offer tours of icebreaking tugboat Morro Bay and patrol boat Chinook at the New London Waterfront. Tours of barque Eagle will be available on Saturday at Fort Trumball. The joint celebration of St. Patrick’s Day…