2 August 2015-U.S. Coast Guard-225th Anniversary

United States Coast Guard
225th Anniversary

Coast Guard Logo 

“Semper Paratus” (Always Ready)

 

On Aug. 4, 1790, the U.S. Revenue Cutter Service, one of five federal services that would eventually make up the Coast Guard, was established under the control of the Treasury Department. Over the next century, four more distinct and separate federal services would be joined together to become the U.S. Coast Guard. While the service’s missions have grown and evolved over the 225 years of its history, today the Coast Guard remains concentrated on ensuring the safety, security, and prosperity of the nation and its citizens.

Join host Dale Throneberry and his guests including Scott Price who currently serves as the Acting Chief Historian of the U.S. Coast Guard.  His primary areas of interest are the Coast Guard’s role during the 1920s, 1930s & World War II, the history of the Revenue Cutter Service after the Civil War, the history of women in the Coast Guard and Coast Guard aviation.  And a representative from the National Coast Guard Association Museum.

Listen to this program                                     

                               
All Gave Some. Some Gave All.
Always Remember

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