Petty Officer 3rd Class Emmanuel Atilano talks to President Barack Obama on the phone Thanksgiving morning. Obama called two Coast Guardsmen deployed to thank them for their service. U.S. Coast Guard photo.

Coast Guardsmen get holiday call from President Obama

It’s not every day a Coast Guardsman gets a call from the President, but today two members can say they did. President Obama called 10 members of the armed forces to thank them for their service to our nation and wish them a happy Thanksgiving.