Monthly Archives: September 2014

Bertholf: Coast Guard Commandant or Reindeer Herdsman?

Hint: The first in class of the new National Security cutters bears his name. We’ll get to the answer in a bit, but, first the story. In the late 19th century, several whaling ships became frozen and trapped in the … Continue reading

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HISTORY-Lest we are doomed to repeat it

Today I sent the following letter to the White House and the President Dear Mr. President, Today I found myself in a place that caused me to reflect on history in a way I had never known. Much to my … Continue reading

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