Good News in History, August 4

Good News in History, August 4

230 years ago today, the United States Coast Guard was created. Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton authorized the building of a fleet of mariners whose responsibility would be enforcement of the first tariff laws enacted by the U.S. Congress under the U.S. Constitution. Trained in both war and rescue at sea, Coasties have ensured the safety, […]

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