This month marks the 70th anniversary of a decisive victory for the predecessor of Coast Guard Cutter Spencer. In the uncertain days of World War II, the Coast Guard-manned USS Spencer steamed alongside convoy ships maintaining long lines of food, men and war machines destined for the front lines of Europe. These ships faced a new, elusive enemy: U-boats. These submarines harassed the Allies’ supply lines, attacking at night and vanishing just as quickly. The crew of Spencer lived under constant threat of attack.
We’re now into day three of voting for Coast Guard Video of the Year! Last week we offered you a sampling of the top 11 Coast Guard videos of 2009. Now, it is time for you to vote on your [...]
itCG-medevacs at sea, CG unit hosts disabled and terminally ill kids, SAR hearing, NTSB recommendation
Post Written by Bob Hopkins Guardians from Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak medevaced a 32-year-old man with symptoms of pneumonia from a 165-foot fishing vessel approximately 150 miles northwest of St. Paul. The man was delivered safely to St. Paul [...]