From the Bridge Wing 11-15-13

From the Bridge Wing 11-15-13
BM3 Greg Morris, BM3 Ray Erb, SN Albin Erickson Today in Coast Guard History 1860 – The light in the massive stone Minot’s Ledge Lighthouse, which was built on the original site of the one lost in 1851, was exhibited. Work on the new lighthouse commenced in 1855 and finished in 1860. “It ranks, by the engineering difficulties surrounding its erection and by the skill and science shown...

Remembering our Fallen Coast Guard Shipmates and their Families

Remembering our Fallen Coast Guard Shipmates and their Families
by Ryan Erickson I still remember the first time ME1 (formerly MK1) Sean Lawler called me up to tell me about this guy who decided he was going to run the Keys 100 (in Key West, FL) in remembrance of Coast Guard members who’d fallen in the line of duty. To put it bluntly I thought it was a crazy idea – ambitious – but crazy. However, as I started to work with ME1 on getting the word...