Not Your Fathers History Book

PA3 Stephen Lehmann Eighth Coast Guard District External Affairs Office From the Civil War to the Iraq Conflict, the Coast Guard’s participation in every U.S. war is well documented; even non-traditional wars like the War on Drugs. The Coast Guard’s role in the War on Drugs has resulted in billions of dollars worth of interdicted drugs, including more than 185 tons of cocaine in 2009 alone.