From the Bridge Wing 11-17-13

From the Bridge Wing 11-17-13
Today in Coast Guard History 1791 – Secretary of Treasury Alexander Hamilton fixed the value of rations at a “generous” 12 cents per day for each man in Revenue Marine. 1973 – The “Largest Icebreaker in the Western World,” Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star, was launched. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); 1983 –...

Coast Guard to commission Key West’s first Fast Response Cutter

Coast Guard to commission Key West’s first Fast Response Cutter
Key West – The Coast Guard Cutter Charles W. David, Jr. is scheduled to be commissioned at Coast Guard Sector Key West, Saturday at sunset. Attendees to the commissioning of the Fast Response Cutter include Vice Adm. Robert Parker, Coast Guard Atlantic area commander; Rear Adm. Jake Korn, Coast Guard Seventh District commander; Capt. Aylwyn Young, Coast Guard Sector Key West commander; Lt. Kevin...