From the Bridge Wing 8-14-2013

From the Bridge Wing 8-14-2013
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); This Day in Coast Guard History 1848– Congress appropriated $10,000 for life saving stations and apparatus between Sandy Hook and Egg Harbor; the first funds to be expended under supervision of Revenue Cutter Service. $5000 appropriated in 1847 for saving life from shore was turned over to Collector...

Honoring a Fallen Hero

Petty Officer Nathan (Nate) Bruckenthal July 17, 1979 - April 24, 2004 On Saturday, April 24, 2004, Petty Officer Third Class Nathan Bruckenthal of the U.S. Coast Guard was killed by a suicide bomber while conducting a security patrol in the northern Persian Gulf. In this video, Petty Officer First Class Joe Ruggiero, who was with Bruckenthal during the attack, describes what happened that day....