Coast Guard Aviation – Born at Kitty Hawk with the Wright Brothers

Coast Guard Aviation - Born at Kitty Hawk with the Wright Brothers
Coast Guard aviators have patrolled the nation’s skies for nearly 100 years, but it wasn’t the pilots who first helped get the airplane off the ground. On a stretch of empty sand in the Outer Banks of North Carolina 111 years ago, a group of surfmen from Life-Saving Station Kill Devil Hills guarded the shore near the town of Kitty Hawk. The surfmen lived hidden away between the Atlantic Ocean...