September 27, 2019 marks the 77th anniversary of the heroism Signalman 1st Class Douglas Munro displayed on Guadalcanal, evacuating Marines from unanticipated overwhelming enemy forces. For his selfless actions, he received the Medal of Honor posthumously.
Please join U. S. Coast Guard Sector New York as we remember and honor his legacy. A small reception with refreshments will follow the ceremony in the U.S. Coast Guard Sector New York Courtyard. If you would like to attend, please leave a comment here or contact the New York Council office at email@example.com or 212-825-7333 x1 by September 24.