From the Bridge Wing 9-2-2013

Bridge Wing

Happy VJ Day

This Day in Coast Guard History:

1945 – Japanese officials signed the articles of surrender aboard USS Missouri, officially ending World War II.

Around the net

Drug busts, migrant rescues highlights of Beaverton native’s decades in Coast Guard – Oregon Live

Rick Hamlin and his shipmates once unloaded 30,000 pounds of cocaine in just a few hours. This was not an unusual way for him to spend his time.

After 30 years of patrolling the seas with the U.S. Coast Guard, the Beaverton native is retiring from the service. His military career has been very rewarding, he said.

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National Football League player Israel Idonije talks about tips for safe boating at Coast Guard Station Chicago on July 10, 2013.


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