Chicago Coast Guard Units celebrate Coast Guard Day with Broadway musical HAMILTON

Chicago Coast Guard Units celebrate Coast Guard Day with Broadway musical HAMILTON
Chicago-area Coast Guard members celebrated Coast Guard Day at the Chicago production of the Broadway musical Hamilton Aug. 4, 2018. Alexander Hamilton, then Secretary of the Treasury, is considered the founding father of the Coast Guard. (U.S. Coast Guard photo). CHICAGO — Coast Guard members from throughout the Chicago area celebrated Coast Guard Day by attending and visiting with members of the...

Coast Guard Sector Mobile celebrates Coast Guard Day

Coast Guard Sector Mobile celebrates Coast Guard Day
MOBILE, Ala. — Coast Guard Sector Mobile celebrated Coast Guard Day by partaking in a cake-cutting ceremony at Sector Mobile, Friday. The most senior and junior Coast Guardsmen partook in cutting the cake together to symbolize the passing of knowledge, experience and wisdom onto the coming generations of the nation’s oldest continuous naval service. Sector Mobile hosted Marvin R. Carpenter,...

National World War II Museum celebrates Coast Guard Day

The National World War II Museum will be celebrating the anniversary of the establishment of the U. S. Coast Guard on Thursday, Aug. 4, 2011. Historical author Thomas P. Ostrom will present a lecture on the contributions of the Coast Guard to the U.S. victory in World War II. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); “Our celebrating the United States...

HAPPY 220th Birthday Coast Guard!!

WASHINGTON, DC – Coast Guard Vice Commandant, Vice Adm. Sally Brice-O’Hara sends out a Coast Guard Day message celebrating the Coast Guard’s 220th birthday on August 4, 2010. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); });

Commandant’s Coast Guard Day Message

Coast Guard Day provides a wonderful opportunity to reflect on the parallels between historical events and our current activities. The concept of a “Coast Guard” is a unique product of the American Revolution – a blend of previous naval and customs functions that ha never been assigned to a single entity. Two-hundred and nineteen years ago, Alexander Hamilton created a modest service...

Happy Birthday Coast Guard

On this date in 1790, Congress authorized the Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton’s proposal to build ten cutters to protect the new nation’s revenue (Stat. L. 145, 175). Alternately known as the system of cutters, Revenue Service, and Revenue-Marine this service would officially be named the Revenue Cutter Service (12 Stat. L., 639) in 1863. The cutters were placed under the...