From the Bridge Wing 11-6-2013

From the Bridge Wing 11-6-2013
Today in Coast Guard History 1882 – At half past 4 in the afternoon the lookout at Station No. 8, Tenth District (Forty Mile Point, Hammond’s Bay Lake Huron) discovered a small boat north of the station about six miles distant, drifting out into the lake apparently unmanageable. Two of the life-saving crew put off in a sailboat. The boat was reached at about dusk, some miles out from the land,...

In Remembrance of…

Story by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jonathan Lally PITTSBURGH, Pa. – Members of Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Pittsburgh and the Coast Guard Enlisted Association partnered with Flags Across America during a ceremony held at Point State Park in Pittsburgh, Wednesday, to commemorate the 40 lives lost from terrorist attacks aboard United Airlines Flight 93 on Sept. 11, 2001. Members of Coast Guard...

Coast Guard Recruits visit Arlington National Cemetery

CAPE MAY, N.J. – Recruits from Coast Guard Training Center Cape May visited Arlington National Cemetery, Va., Saturday as part of Flags Across America. Recruit Companies S-185 and T-185 used their one off-base liberty day to honor the men and women who went before them by placing National Ensigns and Coast Guard Flags at the grave sites of Coast Guardsmen buried at Arlington. The men and women of...