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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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2019 Jay Corcoran Memorial Golf Tournament and Dinner

Come out for a great time and remember Jay Corcoran at our memorial golf tournament and dinner. Friday, September 27th Easton Country Club, Easton MA 1:00pm Shotgun start, cocktails (no host bar) 5:30pm, dinner 6:30 – 9:30pm Captain Richard Phillips will speak about his 2009 ordeal with Somali pirates  …...

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Carrie Underwood Concert: “Cry Pretty Tour 360 Fundraiser”

Join us for a fun-filled evening of music, friend, food and drinks! October 4, 2019 • Capital One Arena Washington D.C., Lexus Suite #315 Only 20 Seats Available! The Lexus Suite includes the following special access and amenities: 3rd level Private suite concourse Catered food and full set of beverages…...

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Stand in Solidarity by DONATING for Hurricane Dorian Relief

The Phillips Trust wishes to express its solidarity with all the people devastated by the unprecedented impact of Hurricane Dorian, as the storm has so ravaged the Bahamas. The Bahamas and other beautiful Caribbean Islands have suffered much from recent storms. The populations face huge hurdles and road blocks as…...

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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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Happy Labor Day from the Captain Richard Phillips Lane Kirkland Maritime Trust

The Captain Richard Phillips Lane Kirkland Maritime Trust wishes to extend its appreciation to all who labor daily to keep our Nation strong. Happy Labor Day! Across the country, communities and families will commemorate Labor Day with parades and cook outs with little to no thought about its true meaning…...

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Scholarships applications are being taken for fall semester

Scholarships applications are being taken for fall semester.  Questions should be directed toscholarships@captainphillipstrust.org   Official transcripts can be mailed to: The Captain Richard Phillips Lane Kirkland Maritime Trust P.O. Box 653 Linthicum Heights, MD 21090   Applications must be totally complete by 15 OCT and that includes the application, short…...

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Senator Rob Portman is 2019 Great Lakes Legislator of the Year

Ohio Republican Senator Rob Portman has been named 2019 Great Lakes Legislator of the Year, an honor presented annually by the Great Lakes Maritime Task Force, a labor-management coalition that includes MM&P. The award is given to a legislator who has advanced waterborne commerce on the Great Lakes and St.…...

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