More than 400 law enforcement officers and fire fighters were killed at the World Trade Center site on Sept. 11. While the memory of each of these lifesavers remains in our hearts and minds, there is one officer whose memory continues to live on within the Coast Guard – badge #21630, Santos Valentin.
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater, Florida Early this morning, Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater air crews onboard a C-130 plane located the boat carrying a three-year-old boy who was reportedly kidnapped by his father last Saturday, November 28, 2009. The 32-foot sailboat was approximately 100 nautical miles off the coast of Ft. Myers, Florida, when
U.S. Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Team 91101 and replacement unit MSST 91103 face each other in formation during a transfer of authority ceremony, Nov. 19, 2009. Coast Guard MSST units are deployed to U.S. Naval Station Guantanamo Bay to perform maritime anti-terrorism and force protection duties for Joint Task Force Guantanamo. (Photo by
Coast Guard small boat Station Wachapreague This week, the Guardians of the Week come to us from the Sector Hampton Roads area of responsibility. We are honoring the members of the Coast Guard small boat Station Wachapreague for their dedication to duty during Operation Dry Water. As the smallest unit in the Sector’s area, Station