From the Bridge Wing 10-4-2013

From the Bridge Wing 10-4-2013
This Day in Coast Guard History: 1918 – There was an explosion at the T.A. Gillespie Company munitions yard in Morgan, New Jersey. Coast Guardsmen from Perth Amboy responded. When fire threatened a trainload of TNT, these men repaired the track and moved the train to safety, thus preventing further disaster. Two Coast Guardsmen were killed in this effort. 1956 – Two U.S. Air Force F-89...