From the Bridge Wing 11-18-13

From the Bridge Wing 11-18-13
Today in Coast Guard History 1953 – Heavy rains in the Coquile, Coos, and Willamette River Valleys of western Oregon caused flooding of the lowland areas and isolation of some towns through the blocking of highways by slides and high water, necessitating the evacuation of families and livestock. A Coast Guard relief detail of boats, men, and aircraft participated in relief assistance measures,...