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2011.08.04 – US Coast Guard Band – Semper Paratus

POSTED ON August 4th  - POSTED IN Holiday, March, Military, music, news, Opinion, Pick of the Day, Podcasts
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Semper Paratus is the Coast Guard Motto and Today is Coast Guard Day

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While I believe it is good to remember the many armed forces members who are deployed overseas and through out the world, I also feel that all too often we forget about a particular branch of service that has a very real job even when there is no war being waged.  The United States Coast Guard has had the full time job of securing our borders and performing rescue operations since 1790.  It was originally formed on this day to enforce our country’s first tariffs.

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