The Long Blue Line: Robert Goldman and the LST-66 kamikaze crash

Goldman was an ordinary man who performed extraordinary feats despite his own wounds and suffering. For the rest of his life, he would carry with him the scars, both inside and out, from that fateful day in November 1944. He was one of countless Coast Guard men and women who have gone in harm’s way to serve others. His efforts testify to the service’s core values of honor, respect and devotion to duty.

History – LTJG Joe Tezanos

Post written by William H. Thiesen, Ph.D, Coast Guard Atlantic Area Historian In the spring of 1942, 22-year-old Joseph Tezanos, a factory worker and Spanish immigrant, enlisted in the U.S. Coast Guard. His life would change forever. By the end […]