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History of Coast Guard Mutual Assistance

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1924

The League of Coast Guard Women was established to “minister to the general welfare of the commissioned officers, warrant officers, enlisted men and civilian employees of the Coast Guard and their immediate families.”

1941

Coast Guard Welfare was formally established and took over the mission from the League.

1979

The name of the organization was changed to Coast Guard Mutual Assistance.

1998

Coast Guard Mutual Assistance was incorporated in the State of Virginia.

2014

CGMA celebrates 90 years of service to the men and women of the U.S. Coast Guard

Today - Coast Guard Mutual Assistance offers aid to the entire Coast Guard family; active duty and retired military personnel, civilian employees, commissioned officers of the Public Health Service serving with the Coast Guard, Reservists, Auxiliarists, and their families.

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