On August 4, we celebrated 232 years of the United States Coast Guard’s honorable service. Happy Birthday U.S. On June 1, 2022, the U.S. Coast Guard formally transitioned to new leadership. Admiral Linda L. Fagan (at right) was installed as its 27th Commandant, who notably, is also the first woman in history to oversee a United States Armed Forces service branch. Congratulations Admiral Fagan! The U.S.
Coast Guard’s contribution in Vietnam, began on April 29, 1965, when President Lyndon B. Johnson authorized their service under the operational control of the United States Navy. Amidst a myriad of duties, the U.S. Coast Guard’s primary efforts centered around coastal surveillance and counter insurgent operations. Full Article