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Coast Guard Vet To Present Free Program 'Coast Guard Rescues, Heroes, And History'


Last updated 7/17/2019 at 3:18pm

At 2 p.m., Thursday, July 25, retired Coast Guard Commander Carl Burkhart will present the free program: “Coast Guard Rescues, Heroes, and History” at the Veterans History Museum of the Carolinas.

The PowerPoint presentation and talk will cover:

•The development of the Coast Guard from its origins in 1790.

•Significant events in the service’s history.

•The stories of notable rescues.

•The Coast Guard’s wartime service.

•Heroes of the Coast Guard.

•Current missions, vessels and aircraft.

•A few sea stories.

Burkhart is a 1962 graduate of the U.S. Coast Guard Ac...

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