Admiral Thad Allen named Patriot of the Year

  The Mobile Bay Area Veterans Day Commission chose Admiral Thad Allen (Ret.), former Commandant of the Coast Guard for Patriot of the Year. Admiral Allen was given the award at the Honors Luncheon held in Mobile, Ala., Nov. 10, 2015 […]


Honoring Military on 11-11

On the 11th hour of the 11th day on the 11th month of 1918, the world could breathe easier because the major hostilities of World War I formally ended. From that day forward Americans celebrated and still honor their military […]


A steely salute to America’s heroes

Story and photos by Lt. j.g. Devin Adams   U.S. Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Pittsburgh proudly took part alongside Coast Guard Cutter Osage’s crewmembers in honoring America’s heroes by marching in Pittsburgh’s annual Veterans’ Day Parade Monday.  This year […]


Max Glazner – Coast Guard World War II Veteran

Max Glazner, a Coast Guard World War II veteran from San Antonio, Texas, tells his story of his time in service November 9, 2011. Glazner served on the Coast Guard Cutter Orchid and on a patrol boat in New York […]