Articles by James S. Gracey

Recalling the rigors of training on a sailing ship, Admiral James Gracey observed, “You learned that you could do things you never dreamed of, and you learned the importance of teamwork.”

Going Aloft

By Admiral James S. Gracey, U.S. Coast Guard (Retired)
February 2021
Admiral Gracey describes his experience in the 1940s as a cadet on board a sail training ship that Denmark had loaned to the U.S. Coast Guard Academy.