USCG Sector Field Office Grand Haven, Michigan

$10.50

Logistically they provide engineering, weapons, and medical support of the eight USCG small boat stations along the east side of Lake Michigan. Prevention duties include vessel and facility inspections and investigations of marine casualties that occur along the west coast of the state of Michigan, along with pollution response and interagency coordination.  A small Response Detachment evaluates the proficiency of the supported Stations to ensure they are ready for operations.

69 in stock

SKU: NWTM61948-web Category: Tags: , ,
Officially Licensed Product of the U.S. Coast Guard

Description

Located on the shores of Lake Michigan, 30 miles from Grand Rapids, Sector Field Office Grand Haven carries on the Coast Guard’s proud tradition of mission excellence in eastern Lake Michigan, its main responsibilities being logistics, prevention, and response.

Logistically they provide engineering, weapons, and medical support of the eight USCG small boat stations along the east side of Lake Michigan. Prevention duties include vessel and facility inspections and investigations of marine casualties that occur along the west coast of the state of Michigan, along with pollution response and interagency coordination.  A small Response Detachment evaluates the proficiency of the supported Stations to ensure they are ready for operations.

The town of Grand Haven displays the Coast Guard history in grand style. Though several towns in the U.S that have been named Coast Guard Cities, there is only Grand Haven is the official “Coast Guard City USA.” Grand Haven holds a spectacular annual festival for the Coast Guard which is the home of the Coast Guard\’s National Memorial Service that honors fallen members of the service. The Coast Guard Festival is one of the largest festivals in Western Michigan, attracting around 300,000 people each year.

Minted from solid bronze alloy, and finished with an antique patina, this medallion is dedicated to the former and current Coast Guard and Civilian personnel who have proudly served this sector field office in its important role to protect this nation’s freedom. The obverse, imbued with bold colored enamel, features the emblem of Sector Field Office Grand Haven. The reverse displays the logo of the US Coast Guard.

Each coin measures 1 3/4 inch (44mm) in diameter.

This is a surplus NWTMint item, packaging may vary.

This is an out of date design and will not be remade after product is sold out.

 

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