Coast Guard Station Barnegat Light hosts 25th consecutive wreath laying for Exercise Tiger

Coast Guard Station Barnegat Light hosts 25th consecutive wreath laying for Exercise Tiger
BARNEGAT LIGHT, N.J. — The crew of Coast Guard Station Barnegat Light hosted a remembrance ceremony and wreath laying on Long Beach Island Monday to honor those who fought in The Battle of Exercise Tiger April 28, 1944. The annual ceremony pays tribute to the 749 sailors and soldiers who lost their lives April 28, 1944, during The Battle of Exercise Tiger, which began as a top secret naval operation...

Coast Guard honors servicemember’s sacrifice

Coast Guard honors servicemember's sacrifice
CAPE MAY, N.J. – The Coast Guard dedicated staff barracks at its only enlisted basic training facility to a Coast Guardsman killed in action during a ceremony Tuesday at 11 a.m. Petty Officer 3rd Class Nathan Bruckenthal, who graduated basic training here in 1999, was killed by suicide bombers during Operation Iraqi Freedom defending oil platforms off the Iraqi coast April 24, 2004. Officials at...

Shipmates, family honor deceased Coast Guardsman’s ‘legacy’

Shipmates, family honor deceased Coast Guardsman’s ‘legacy’
Petty Officer 3rd Class Nathan B. (Nate) Bruckenthal July 17, 1979 – April 24, 2004 CAPE MAY, N.J. – The Coast Guard will dedicate staff barracks at its only enlisted basic training facility to a Coast Guardsman killed in action during a ceremony Tuesday at 11 a.m. Petty Officer 3rd Class Nathan Bruckenthal, who graduated basic training here in 1999, was killed by suicide bombers during Operation...