U.S. Coast Guard’s Last Known Recoverable MIA/POW Comes Home


Submitted by U.S. Coast Guard Media Relations

The Coast Guard’s last known recoverable POW/ MIA from WWII was laid to rest during a ceremony in Buffalo, New York Saturday. “Half a world away, Lt. James Crotty demonstrated selfless service in the face of great adversity and calamity,” said Admiral Karl Schultz, Commandant of the Coast Guard. “After 77 long years, he is finally home. I hope his return brings closure to his family and serves…

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