Memorial honors past Coast Guard Auxiliarists

ALAMEDA, Calif. – Some 300 members of the U.S. Coast Guard, Coast Guard Auxiliary and community remembered past Auxiliary members during a ceremony today dedicating a memorial built in their honor at Coast Guard Island. “I’m humbled and privileged to dedicate this unique memorial to our shipmates—Coast Guard Auxiliarists—who have been laid to rest after years of selfless service to...

Coast Guard dedicates memorial to fallen shipmate

NARRAGANSETT, R.I. – The family of Cranston, R.I. native Ronald A. Gill joined Coast Guardsmen from around the country today at Coast Guard Station Point Judith to dedicate a memorial to the fallen sailor who died in the line of duty during a security patrol in Puget Sound in March 2007. Gill’s widow Ambur, his daughter Gracie, and parents Ronald and Rosemary unveiled a granite bench,...