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On This Day In History
Fri, 09 Oct 2015 16:41:59 +0000
Oct. 9, 1852-The Lighthouse Board, which administered the lighthouse system until 1 July 1910, was organized. “This Board was composed of two officers of the Navy, two officers of the Engineer Corps, and two civilians of high scientific attainments whose services were at the disposal of the President, and an officer of the Navy and […]
Hurricane FAQs & National Hurricane Center (NHC) Advisory Terms
Fri, 02 Oct 2015 19:36:56 +0000
Repost from: USCG:Storm Center How do I prepare my boat, trailer or myself before a hurricane? If you live or boat in an area prone to hurricanes or heavy weather, know your local and national weather sources and monitor them continuously. Get into the habit of reading weather signs and monitoring the weather. Contact local marinas […]
Signalman 1st Class Douglas Albert Munro – Medal of Honor
Sun, 27 Sep 2015 20:47:59 +0000
Today marks the 73rd anniversary of the death of Signalman 1st Class Douglas Albert Munro – the Coast Guard’s only Medal of Honor recipient. Douglas Albert Munro (October 11, 1919 – September 27, 1942) is the only member of the United States Coast Guard to have received the Medal of Honor, the United States’s highest military […]