Genealogy Projects tagged with Coast Guard on the Geni Family Tree

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  • United States Coast Guard

    United States Coast Guard (USCG) is a branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the country's seven uniformed services. The Coast Guard is a maritime, military, multi-mission service unique among the U.S. military branches for having a maritime law enforcement mission (with jurisdiction in both domestic and international waters) and a federal regulatory agency mission as part of its m...

  • Lighthouse Keepers

    A lighthouse keeper is the person responsible for tending and caring for a lighthouse, particularly the light and lens in the days when oil lamps and clockwork mechanisms were used. Keepers were needed to trim the wicks, replenish fuel, wind clockworks and perform maintenance tasks such as cleaning lenses and windows. Electrification and other automated improvements such as remote monitoring an...

  • Canadian Coast Guard Exemplary Service Medal

    The Canadian Coast Guard Exemplary Service Medal (French: Médaille pour services distingués de la Garde côtière canadienne) is a service medal created in 1991 by the Canadian monarch-in-Council to recognize members of the Canadian Coast Guard or a supporting organization who had served for 20 years, half of which time was spent in operations that involved possible pe...