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USS Slater celebrates Coast Guard's 229th birthday

August 04, 2019 09:35 AM

Happy birthday to the US Coast Guard! 

A ceremony was held aboard the USS Slater in Albany to celebrate its 229th anniversary. 

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During World War II, members of the Coast Guard Served on Navy Vessels like the Slater. It is the only remaining World War II Destroyer Escort still afloat in America. 

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Muneib Chater

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