Coast Guard reignites the light that guides

By Petty Officer 3rd Class Cindy Beckert Maritime safety is the heartbeat to the Coast Guard’s overall mission. In 1789 a newly created Congress approved the Lighthouses Act, which declared maritime navigational safety into U.S. ports become a federally funded priority of the former U.S. Lighthouse Service. The Lighthouse Service was one of the many organizations that was absorbed into the modern...