The Day newspaper talked with new Coast Guard Academy Superintendent Rear Adm. Mike Johnston about how he is “balancing tradition with change.” You can also read the article on….

A bill introduced in the Pennsylvania legislature would give a $1,000 tax credit to employers who hire Pennsylvania National Guard members, the Delaware Valley Journal reported. “Giving employers an incentive to hire Guard members boosts access to workers with unique skill sets and makes serving in the Guard more attractive to Pennsylvanians,” said state Sen. Tracy Pennycuick (R), an Army combat veteran.

Coast Guard photo by Matt Thieme