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Press Release | March 4, 2024

Media Advisory: U.S. Coast Guard Academy to hold Billet Night for Class of 2024

WHAT: Billet Night for the Class of 2024

WHERE: U.S. Coast Guard Academy, New London, Connecticut

WHEN: March 7, 2024, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Who: Cadets from the Class of 2024

NEW LONDON, Conn.  — The U.S. Coast Guard Academy is proud to announce Billet Night for the Class of 2024 will take place Thursday, March 7, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in Leamy Hall Auditorium.

Billet Night is a pivotal moment for senior cadets at the Academy as they receive their operational Coast Guard assignments and prepare to join the fleet upon graduation. During the event, each cadet will receive their billet, a specific job assignment at a Coast Guard unit. This is a highly anticipated event, as it marks the first step towards a fulfilling career of service to the country.

The event will be livestreamed on the U.S. Coast Guard Academy's YouTube page here. Media representatives interested in covering the event in person must RSVP via email to: before 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 6, 2024. For more information about the Coast Guard Academy, please visit