This Day in Coast Guard History – Oct. 21

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

1971-Alaska Senator Mike Gravel criticized the punishment of 18 crewmen of CGC Confidence for showing support for Greenpeace and asked the Commandant, Admiral Chester Bender, to investigate.

(Source: USCG Historian’s Office)

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