Mike and Opal Oliver, both Coast Guard veterans, pose for a photo.

Veterans Day 2015: The Olivers

There are some throughout the U.S. who have had the privilege of growing up with a veteran for a parent, while others have had the true fortune of dual-active duty parents. Twice the veterans, twice the sea stories.


Project Healing Waters

Coast Guard and Kodiak volunteers aid military veterans through outdoor recreation

  The Military Order of the Purple Heart Medal was chartered by an act of Congress in August 1953 to recognize the sacrifices of military servicemembers wounded in combat. Nearly 60 years to the day after the medal’s creation Coast […]