New London Mayor Lobbies for Coast Guard

TheDay.com: Like Navy cadets who say they go to Annapolis, and Army officers who say they attend West Point, the mayor is hoping the city’s name will someday roll off the tongues of Coast Guard Academy graduates.

“We want them to say I went to New London,” said Mayor Daryl Justin Finizio, who is in Washington, D.C., today meeting with the head of the Coast Guard and the Connecticut legislative delegation to discuss expansion of the Coast Guard Academy campus and building a national Coast Guard Museum in the city.

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