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).


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.


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.

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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