This Day in U.S. Coast Guard History – December 13

Monday, December 13, 2010

1965-The Treasury Department received "official word" to commence a project to build a number of LORAN stations throughout Southeast Asia in support of the escalating U.S. efforts in the Vietnam War.  The LORAN project was code-named "Tight Reign."

(Source: USCG Historian’s Office)

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