Cutter Vigilant steps beyond maritime boundaries to serve local and international communities

PORT CANAVERAL, Fla. – Crew members of Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant, a 210-foot medium endurance cutter, recently proved to their local community in Brevard County, Fla., that “service” means more than just stopping illicit drugs and illegal border crossings. On a hot and humid Friday morning in June, more than 25 shipmates and family members volunteered to help the Brevard Zoo clear out large...