Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Texas City to host annual Run to Remember

Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Texas City to host annual Run to Remember
HOUSTON — Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Texas City is hosting the annual Run to Remember, a 5k run open to the public that honors Coast Guard members who made the ultimate sacrifice, on Saturday morning at Nessler Park in Texas City, Texas. The event is especially meaningful this year as it marks the 25th anniversary of the loss of two of MSU Texas City shipmates. In 1994, Senior Chief Petty Officer...

Remembering our Fallen Coast Guard Shipmates and their Families

Remembering our Fallen Coast Guard Shipmates and their Families
by Ryan Erickson I still remember the first time ME1 (formerly MK1) Sean Lawler called me up to tell me about this guy who decided he was going to run the Keys 100 (in Key West, FL) in remembrance of Coast Guard members who’d fallen in the line of duty. To put it bluntly I thought it was a crazy idea – ambitious – but crazy. However, as I started to work with ME1 on getting the word...

Coast Guard Foundation Establishes Family Disaster Relief Fund”

The Coast Guard Foundation has established a “Family Disaster Relief Fund” to assist the families of the aircrew of CG6505.  The following is from the foundation website. During the evening of September 4, 2008 the Coast Guard suffered the tragic loss of a Coast Guard Helicopter CG-6505 and its crew from Air Station Barbers Point in Hawaii. “The Coast Guard Foundation’s Board of Trustees...