Falcon

A Falcon turned stork for a day

Years from now, Andy Lee Howay and a group of his friends will be sitting around … talking about childhood memories. They’ll probably be playing a version of ‘Can-You-Top-This?’ And when Andy pipes up and tells them how he came into this world, his friends will undoubtedly name him winner of the games.


Cmdr. Graham

Helicopter pilot #2 – CDR Stewart Graham

Graham is credited with many helicopter firsts, including the first wartime anti-submarine patrol requiring him to perform the first take-off and landing from a vessel on the high seas. In 1947 he successfully completed the Coast Guard’s first-ever night helicopter medical evacuation. As one of the first to use this technique, Graham was instrumental in exhibiting the capabilities and possibilities of rotary-wing technology to decision makers ensuring support for helicopter programs for decades to come.


Shipmate of the Week – MST2 Cliffton Hendry

It was noon on April 10, 1912, when RMS Titanic set sail from Southampton, England, on its maiden voyage. Called “unsinkable” by its builders, Titanic struck an iceberg and sunk less than three hours later. Although a century has passed, […]