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A History of Heroes – Air Station Los Angeles

A History of Heroes – Air Station Los Angeles

Coast Guard aviation in Los Angeles was born in August of 1962, As an air detachment with two HO4 helicopters. The detachment was officially designated an Air Station and commissioned later that year in November, with veteran Coast Guard aviator Commander Robert Smith was tabbed as the unit’s first commanding officer. When we first started …

Coronavirus Precautions

Coronavirus Precautions

Greetings! Sailors, Marines and families. I am Read Adm. Bruce Gillingham. As Sergeant General for our Navy and Marine Corps team, I want to take a few moments to talk with you about the novel, or new coronavirus. This is the virus that was first detected in Wuhan, China, and has been in the new …

South Africa : A Shorthand History

South Africa : A Shorthand History

Music The sea route between Europe and India via the Cape of Good Hope was dominated by the Portuguese in the 15th century. Their initial exploration of a route via the Cape was undertaken by Bartholomew Diaz, who erected three crosses and stone pillars on the east coast of South Africa. The first cross was …

Black History Month

Black History Month

To me, Black History Month has changed. Before it was more of a time of reflection, but now I believe it’s more of thinking of where we’ve come from and where we are now today. The struggles that previous African Americans had to go through and thinking of it now, the civil rights leaders and …

Surviving Actual Military Combat (True Story)

Surviving Actual Military Combat (True Story)

Note to our viewers: due to the sensitive nature of some of the details in this episode, certain elements have been changed to protect operational security. At least three city blocks have been turned into a bonafide warzone, and the night is filled with the roar of weapons fire, flash of muzzles, and tracers from …