New Stamp to Honor Coast Guard

This August, the United States Postal Service will issue a new "forever" stamp honoring the Coast Guard, which will celebrate its 225th birthday during the same month.

This August, the United States Postal Service will issue a new “forever” stamp honoring the Coast Guard, which will celebrate its 225th birthday during the same month.

The new stamp will depict a MH-65D helicopter flying over the barque Eagle, the Coast Guard’s sail-training ship based in New London, CT.

The back of the stamp will display the Coast Guard’s motto “Semper Paratus – Always Ready.”