US Coast Guard Anniversary

August 4, 2012, is the 222nd Anniversary of the start of the United States Coast Guard. I spend 4 years in the Coast Guard, 39 month’s of which was on the United States Coast Guard Cutter Halfmoon (WHEC-378).

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This picture is of the Halfmoon returning from our tour in Vietnam, with normal Naval tradition of a naval vessel returning from a war.

While we were on our tour, on this day in 1967, off of Vietnam, we celebrated the anniversary.

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Snoopy was our ‘mascot’ for our tour.

So, Happy Birthday to the United States Coast Guard and for All of the men and women who served our country.

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One Response to US Coast Guard Anniversary

  1. Louis Wolf says:

    Loved your blog and all of your photos and documentation of our 67-68 deployment. Something even at 66 I will never forget. Bravo Julu from CIC… Lou Wolf RD2

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