Coast Guard to honor Alexander Hamilton at his grave site in New York City

Coast Guard to honor Alexander Hamilton at his grave site in New York City
The Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton (WMLS-753). U.S. Coast Guard file photo. NEW YORK — As a part of Fleet Week New York, the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton will honor Coast Guard founder, and the namesake of their vessel, with a wreath laying ceremony at the grave of Alexander Hamilton, on the grounds of Trinity Church, Friday. The presentation of the wreath will be by the U.S. Coast Guard...

Coast Guard to host tours aboard cutters at Aloha Tower, Honolulu, as part of Pearl Harbor 75th

Coast Guard to host tours aboard cutters at Aloha Tower, Honolulu, as part of Pearl Harbor 75th
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is offering free public tours of two cutters as part of the observance of the 75th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor at Aloha Tower in Honolulu Tuesday and Wednesday. Wednesday the Coast Guard Silent Drill Team will also perform in front of the cutter at Aloha Tower at 2 p.m. The Coast Guard Cutter Galveston Island, a 110-foot patrol boat, will be moored at Aloha Tower Pier...

A battle of precision

They met upon a concrete battlefield in the heart of our nation’s capital. There was no roar of cannon fire, no explosions, no ground to be captured or defended. All that was heard was the steady cadence of rifle buts striking the ground, heels snapping together and gloved hands smacking in unison the wooden hand guards of rifles. Each branch of the armed forces was represented; each came to test...