USCGC WAESCHE (WMSL 751) commissioning
Please visit the new USCGC WAESCHE (WMSL 751) commissioning website http://www.uscgcwaesche.com. Several photos as well as the opportunity to donate online. The Navy League's front page, http://www.navyleague.org, indicates the date is 7 May 2010 and the text below mentions that the Alameda Council is coordinating the ceremony.
More on the internet about the ship: http://us.yhs.search.yahoo.com/avg/search?fr=yhs-avg&type=yahoo_avg_hs2-tb-web_us&p=WAESCHE%20(WMSL-751)%20.
Commandant Admiral Thad Allen is very active with posts and photos on Facebook, http://www.facebook.com/search/?flt=1&q=Navy+League&o=69&sid=100000201093578.2791146174..1&s=10#/USCGCommandant?v=wall&ref=mf.
The May 2010 Commissioning Ceremony
Presented by the Navy League of the United States
Join the Navy League of the United States in commissioning the new United States Coast Guard Cutter Waesche (WMSL 751)!
By sending in your contribution today you will ensure the Waesche and her crew sets off ready for action.
USCGC Waesche (WMSL 751) is the second ship in a new class of National Security Cutters. She is a state-of-the-art 418-foot vessel designed to meet the challenges that the Coast Guard will face for years to come. Waesche will be commissioned in Alameda, California at Coast Guard Island in May 2010. The Navy League of the United States, Alameda Council is coordinating the ceremony of this new ship.
Make history and be part of this important event!
Take ownership interest in the first day of the USCGC Waesche, named for Admiral R.R. Waesche, Commandant of the Coast Guard during World War Two. Share the pride when this beautiful ship comes to life, manned by the outstanding men and women of today's modern Coast Guard.
Your tax-deductable contribution makes a real difference in the lives of the Coast Guard personnel. Come and show your support, stand alongside us, and applaud the sacrifices of our men and women.