Coast Guard European unit adopts grave of World War II sailor from Greenbrier, Kentucky

Coast Guard European unit adopts grave of World War II sailor from Greenbrier, Kentucky
The grave of Woodrow Elaman, USCG, at the Ardennes American Cemetery in Neupre, Belgium, who was killed in action during World War II. Members of Coast Guard Activities Europe have adopted his grave. (Photo by: Carmen Maldonado) In the eastern Belgian village of Neupré lie are the well tended graves of the Ardennes American World War II Cemetery. Walking these silent ranks of white marble in the...

Coast Guard honors World War II vet with Coast Guard Commedation Medal

Portrait of former Coast Guardsman Carl M. Dize Sr., courtesy of the Dize Family. PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Vice Adm. Robert C. Parker, commander of Coast Guard Atlantic Area, presented former Coast Guardsman Carl M. Dize Sr., from Urbanna, Va., with the Coast Guard Commendation Medal during a ceremony at Urbanna United Methodist Church, March 27, 2011. Dize received the medal “for his extraordinary lifesaving...