Tag: Make-A-Wish Foundation

A wish come true

Schmid family

Lt. Adam Schmid and his family. Photo courtesy of The Schmid Family. Written by Petty Officer 2nd Class Walter Shinn. A boat is sinking with four people aboard in the middle of 30-foot seas that are crashing into each other, spraying salt into the air and creating deep swells giving way to the sense of

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Coastie for a day, hero forever

Rescue swimmers from Coast Guard Aviation Center Mobile show Luke Wiedeman how to properly inflate his life jacket. Crewmembers from ATC Mobile worked with the Mobile chapter of the Make-A-Wish Foundation to help Luke realize his dream of becoming a Coast Guard rescue swimmer. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Stephen Lehmann.

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