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Amazing Show of Support at This Year’s Gala

Thank you to everyone… sponsors, honorees, attendees, families and friend, for your presence and dedication at this year’s Gala. There was tremendous support for the funding of our scholarships and our continued work. A special thanks to Rear Admiral Buzby – our Maritime Administrator – for his wonderful words on…...

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2019 Washington, DC Fall Trust Gala

You are cordially invited to The Captain Richard Phillips and Lane Kirkland Maritime Trust Fall Gala and Scholarship Fundraising Event Our menu will include the following dinner choices: Filet Oscar or Pan Seared Red Snapper, both paired with asparagus and rosemary mashed potatoes House salad with champagne vinaigrette Cheesecake with…...

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Honoring a Great Military Leader and Advocate of U.S. Maritime Industry

The Phillips Trust wishes to acknowledge the passing of a great military leader and also an advocate on behalf of a strong U.S. Maritime Industry. The International Longshoremen’s Association, AFL-CIO sadly announced the passing of Major General (Ret) Patrick J. Kelly. He served as ILA Military Consultant following a distinguished…...

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For Too Many, Today is the Most Painful Day of Remembrance

The horrific tragedy of 9/11 took many friends and family from us, not only on that day, but in the 18 years following. In hospitals from illnesses caused by the effects of the World Trade Center Towers collapse or the cleanup, or on battlefields in faraway places snuffing out the…...

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U.S. Coast Guard Rescues Entire Crew of Capsized Cargo Ship

We would like to applaud the tremendously heroic and speedy efforts of the U.S. Coast Guard in rescuing safely the entire crew of the Korean car carrier, the Golden Ray, off the coast of Georgia. The vessel had departed the Port of Brunswick, Georgia, and made it into St. Simon’s…...

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We Applaud Union Organizations Giving Much Needed Water in Newark

The Phillips Kirkland Trust Applauds the Major Efforts Underway from Union Organizations in the NY/ NJ area to Help Supply Much Needed Bottled Water in Newark. ILA’s Water Distribution Moved To Newark’s Good Neighbor Church on Friday, August 30th from 9:00am to 2:00pm The International Longshoremen’s Association’s efforts to secure…...

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