From the Bridge Wing 8-17-2013

From the Bridge Wing 8-17-2013
This Day in Coast Guard History: 1929 – Horace Alderman, convicted of murdering two Coast Guardsmen and a Secret Service agent in 1927, was hanged at Coast Guard Base 10 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.  He was the only person ever executed on a Coast Guard shore station. 1990 – At the request of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the Secretary of Transportation and the Commandant of the Coast...