For 225 years, the Coast Guard has served as the nation’s lead Federal maritime law enforcement agency, protecting our shores each and every day. The Coast Guard also serves as one of the nation’s five armed forces, assisting in the defense of our nation during times of war.
Tag: Korean War
The Honor Flight Network brings senior veterans to Washington free of charge to see, for the first time, the monuments for the wars they fought in, with priority given to veterans from World War II and veterans who are terminally ill.
View of a Korean coast guard vessel from the deck of the CGC Boutwell during a joint training drill. (Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer Jonathan R. Cilley) Sixty years ago today, on June 25, 1950, six North Korean infantry divisions, supported by large armor and artillery forces, invaded neighboring South Korea in the opening