Coast Guard Sector Mobile celebrates Coast Guard Day

Coast Guard Sector Mobile celebrates Coast Guard Day
MOBILE, Ala. — Coast Guard Sector Mobile celebrated Coast Guard Day by partaking in a cake-cutting ceremony at Sector Mobile, Friday. The most senior and junior Coast Guardsmen partook in cutting the cake together to symbolize the passing of knowledge, experience and wisdom onto the coming generations of the nation’s oldest continuous naval service. Sector Mobile hosted Marvin R. Carpenter,...

WWII Coast Guard veteran returns to Normandy

Normandy – On Thursday, Coast Guard veteran Tommy Harbour returned to the site where he made three trips in  PA33-4 delivering troops and equipment during the Normandy invasion on June 6, 1944. Harbour was a Coast Guard coxswain mate, whose vehicle and personnel landing craft (LCVP), also known as a Higgins boat, transported soldiers to Omaha Beach as well as Utah Beach during WWII.