A small note you may have missed. The US Naval Academy is hosting a Naval History symposium, Thursday and Friday, 19 to 20 September and one of the topics is Coast Guard history (one of six topics presented 3:30-5:20 PM on the 19th). A quick overview here. More info here.
Quoted from the agenda
U.S. Coast Guard History, Papers:
- Pioneers of American Diversity: A History of Minorities in the U.S. Coast Guard, William Thiesen, U.S. Coast Guard Atlantic Area Historian
- OLDWEATHER.ORG project on Coast Guard Logbooks, Mark Mollan, National Archives and Records Administration
- “The U.S. Coast Guard has Operational Forces which are Well-Suited to the Mission”: The Point-Class Cutters in Vietnam, Christopher Havern, U.S. Coast Guard Historian’s Office
- Comment: Scott Price, U.S. Coast Guard Historian’s Office
The full program is here (pdf)