From the Bridge Wing 8-17-2013

From the Bridge Wing 8-17-2013
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); This Day in Coast Guard History: 1929 – Horace Alderman, convicted of murdering two Coast Guardsmen and a Secret Service agent in 1927, was hanged at Coast Guard Base 10 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.  He was the only person ever executed on a Coast Guard shore station. 1990 – At the request...

From the Bridge Wing 8-7-2013

From the Bridge Wing 8-7-2013
This Day in Coast Guard History 1789-An Act of Congress (1 Stat. L., 53), only the ninth law passed by the newly-created Congress of the United States, was the first act to make any provisions for public works. It created the Lighthouse Establishment as an administrative unit of the Federal Government when it accepted title to, and joined jurisdiction over, the 12 lighthouses then in existence, and...