The U.S. Coast Guard Today: Risks and Challenges
David Helvarg, Author, Rescue Warriors: The US Coast Guard, America’s Forgotten Heroes
The U.S. Coast Guard will soon celebrate its 220th year of stewardship of our nation’s seas. Today’s 50,000 “Coasties” save dozens of lives on any given day in daring sea rescues and oil spill cleanups, immigration detail and protecting our shores from terrorist attacks. Helvarg spent two years riding on Coast Guard boats and aircraft from Hawaii to the North Arabian Gulf. Get a rare glimps at the history of America’s forgotten heroes.
MLF: Environment & Natural Resources
Location: SF Club Office
Time: 5:30 p.m. networking, 6 p.m. program
Cost: MEMBERS FREE, $15 non-members
Program Organizer: Carol DiBenedetto