Coast Guard Commandant’s Memorial Day Message

Coast Guard Commandant's Memorial Day Message
Washington – Since the years following the Civil War, Americans have set aside a day each spring to honor the men and women of our Armed Forces who have made the ultimate sacrifice in the service of their country. On Monday, 25 May, we will pause to remember those who gave their lives in the pursuit of freedom, liberty, and justice for all. We also remember the families—the parents, siblings,...

From the Bridge Wing 11-16-13

From the Bridge Wing 11-16-13
Today in Coast Guard History 1950 – The Serpen’s monument in Arlington National Cemetery was dedicated on 16 November 1950. The monument was placed on the gravesite of those who lost their lives on the night of 29 January 1945 when USS Serpens was destroyed off Lunga Beach, Guadalcanal. This was the largest single disaster suffered by the Coast Guard in World War II. 1992 – Coast...