coast guard

Last known Coast Guard WWII POW to return home

77 years after his death, Lt. James “Jimmy” Crotty’s remains will return home.  Crotty played an integral part in turning the tides for Americans after Pearl Harbor and eventually became the first Coast Guard Prisoner of War (POW) since the War of 1812.  Crotty’s legacy has left its mark on Coast Guard history. Jimmy Crotty …

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Valor Games Southwest showcase adaptive veterans

The 6th annual Valor Games Southwest took place Sept. 23-26 in San Antonio.  The Valor Games are an introductory, Paralympic-style event that allow Warrior Transition units and adaptive athlete veterans to compete in several types of events.  This year’s VGSW events included archery, rowing, power lifting, table tennis, cycling, power soccer, Boccia, and air guns. …

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Coast Guard

Help catch this hoaxer who generated 28 false alarms for the Coast Guard

The Coast Guard is the smallest of America’s armed forces, with about 42,000 active-duty personnel. Their task is to secure America’s maritime borders, about 12,380 miles in length – about six times that of the U.S.-Mexico border that has become a hot issue in the 2016 presidential campaign. The Coast Guard doesn’t just provide border …

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