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Legacy of Light: Tallest Georgia lighthouse marks Tybee Island

Two Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopters fly in formation in front of the Tybee Island Lighthouse. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Dickinson.

Tybee Island Light, the oldest and tallest lighthouse in Georgia, guides mariners into the Savannah River and welcomes visitors to this resort destination. The barrier island beacon is not only a popular tourist attraction but also an active Aid to Navigation that lights the way for mariners into the Port of Savannah.

Shipmate of the Week – MK2 Michael Dalager

Singing national anthem

Maintaining navigational aids essential to the safety of Southern Californians is the crew at Aids to Navigation Team San Diego. With just five active duty members the unit is responsible for navigational aids in the San Diego area that serve as a constant vigil for safeguarding those on the water – from the sailor to the cruise ship passenger. With such a small crew, the unit relies on three reservists who are assigned there for larger operations and to assist with daily missions. With such a small team guiding mariners, each person’s contributions are hugely important. But perhaps no one does it with as much pride as Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael Dalager.

Have hook. Will travel. Call us.

Crewmembers of Aids to Navigation Team Chincoteague walk out to install a temporary aid flown in by crewmembers aboard an MH-60T Jayhawk helicopter from Air Station Elizabeth City, N.C. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class David R. Marin. Hurricane Irene may have happened in the summer of 2011, but the storm’s impact

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