2008 Recipient of the US Navy's Lone Sailor Award

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  1. Antoinette

    Antoinette Founding Member

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    http://www.stripes.com/article.asp?section=104&article=57825


    Arnold Palmer is someone I have admired for years...I did not know he was in the Coast Guard for three years.

    Ant
     
  2. LineInTheSand

    LineInTheSand USCGA 2006

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    Oh, yeah, there are a lot of pro athletes that served and no one knows.

    I heard a story about the senior officers of ships inviting Palmer to play golf with them...
     
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    LineInTheSand USCGA 2006

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    Jack Dempsey - boxer
    Otto Graham - player/coach pro-football
    Jack Kramer - pro-tennis

    Are some athletes....


    Some other names you may know...

    Walter Cronkite
    Charles Gibson
    Alex Haley
    Cesar Romero
    Claiborne Pell


    Plenty of names, different lengths/times of service, but Coastie, none-the-less.
     

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