USCG at ANC

Lest We Forget: The Coast Guard War Memorial

Two tragic naval losses during World War I generated the desire to create a Coast Guard memorial. For those involved with the project, it was a personal labor of love and loyalty.

Lest We Forget: The Coast Guard War Memorial (part 2)

The dedication of the Coast Guard War Memorial on May 23, 1928 was a grand spectacle attended by thousands. But a select group of 20 people, wearing white satin ribbons, were the real reason for the memorial's construction and dedication.

USS Serpens
Memorial

The USS Serpens Memorial commemorates the 250 lives lost in the largest single disaster in Coast Guard history.

Notable U.S. Coast Guard gravesites at Arlington National Cemetery