The Joseph T. Dickman and the cover here hits on a couple of great interests in my life. One is history, which I’m licensed to teach, and another is the Coast Guard, where I served. The final piece of the puzzle, of course, is philately.Continue reading…
Coast Guard postal history and fond remembrances
The Coast Guard Cutter Red Cedar entered my life in 1988. I stepped out of boot camp in Cape May, N.J., and reported ten days later. I had no clue I’d extend my love of the Coast Guard through the collection of postal history.