for two years. -less often, now

Day 4

Today is the 220th birthday of the US Coast Guard!
The original photo (copyright USCG) is of the Cutter Escanaba rolling in 15 ft seas while rescuing a disabled lobster boat 200 miles out of Nantucket.
Since 1790, over 1 million saved.
Semper Paratus

3 responses

  1. the lego man makes a great addition to this rescue team!

    August 4, 2010 at 9:52 pm

  2. I mentioned in the combox above that my son loves your blog. I just wanted to say that while we are very entertained by the regular posts, it’s posts like this one that really make me giddy. Your picture inspired a little discussion about the history of the Armed Forces in general and the Coast Guard specifically. Thank you for that!

    August 6, 2010 at 11:40 am

  3. KEGAN

    thank you so much for doing this i mean my dad is in the air force and it feels great to know that legos and you care

    August 29, 2010 at 6:56 am

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