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Remembering Pearl Harbor
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 15:44:55 +0000
Seventy-five years ago this week, Japan surprised the world with a sneak attack on Pearl Harbor DoD Video: The Coast Guard and the Japanese Attack – 7 December 1941 by Robert M. Browning, Jr. On the quiet Sunday morning of 7 December 1941, an initial attack force of 183 Japanese naval aircraft attacked ninety-four ships […]
On this day in USCG History
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 20:58:31 +0000
1808-Secretary of the Treasury Albert Gallatin requested 12 new cutters at a cost of $120,000 to enforce “laws which prohibit exportation and restrain importations” to support the embargo ordered by President Thomas Jefferson.  President Jefferson had ordered an embargo against most European imports and exports to protest the harassment of U.S. sailors by warring European […]
Happy Thanksgiving
Thu, 24 Nov 2016 10:17:54 +0000
May you have a wonderful time this Thanksgiving, with friends and family. Enjoy. Happy Thanksgiving Day.