Remembering 16 years later

Remembering 16 years later
NEW YORK – Mr. Charles Blaich, the president of the New York Council of the Navy League, speaks to about 75 members of the Coast Guard, National Park Service and family on the 16th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Warrant Officer Allyson Conroy. NEW YORK – Members from U.S. Coast Guard Sector New York, the National Parks Service and family...

From the Bridge Wing 9-11-2013

From the Bridge Wing 9-11-2013
NEW YORK, New York (Sept. 11, 2001) – A Coast Guard rescue team from Sandy Hook, NJ, races to the scene of the World Trade Center terrorist attack. USCG photo by PA2 Tom Sperduto This Day in Coast Guard History: 2001 – Al Qaeda terrorists hijacked four commercial U.S. aircraft, crashing two into the World Trade Center in New York and one into the Pentagon in Washington, D.C.  The fourth...

A Dark Day in American History

“Time is passing. Yet, for the United States of America, there will be no forgetting September the 11th. We will remember every rescuer who died in honor. We will remember every family that lives in grief. We will remember the fire and ash, the last phone calls, the funerals of the children. “ – President George W. Bush, November 11, 2001 “The planes were hijacked, the buildings fell,...

Lest We Forget – This Day in History

September 11, 20001 – Terrorist hijacked four commercial jets and then crashed them into the World Trade Center in New York, the Pentagon and the Pennsylvania countryside. Here’s a look at that day in history, through the eyes of U.S. Coast Guard photographers. NEW YORK, NY (1998)–An HH-65A Dolphin from Coast Guard Air Station Brooklyn flies over New York Harbor with the World...