Honoring a Fallen Hero

Petty Officer Nathan (Nate) Bruckenthal July 17, 1979 - April 24, 2004 On Saturday, April 24, 2004, Petty Officer Third Class Nathan Bruckenthal of the U.S. Coast Guard was killed by a suicide bomber while conducting a security patrol in the northern Persian Gulf. In this video, Petty Officer First Class Joe Ruggiero, who was with Bruckenthal during the attack, describes what happened that day....