Cadillac, Michigan native retires after 31 years of service

Cmdr. Peter Schichtel SACRAMENTO – A Cadillac, Mich., native and 1979 graduate from Cadillac Senior High, retired from the Coast Guard on May 27, 2011, after 31 years of service. Cmdr. Peter A. Schichtel enlisted in the Coast Guard in 1980 and began his career aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Diligence in Key West, Fla. He graduated from Aviation Structural Mechanic School in 1983 and began a...