We Are The Wall – A Coast Guard Commentary On The Government Shutdown

United States Coast Guard SealDid you know the Coastguard, the United State Coast Guard (USCG) are the first armed service branch not to be paid in the history of the USA. The cause of this is the Government shutdown that has effectively shutdown the department the USCG get their funding from, the uniquely titled Department Of Homeland Security (DHS). Imagine that, you’re putting your life on the line, standing watch, and the Government, the President of the USA has effectively turned their back on you. It is time for Congress to do its job, to override the President’s veto, it is time for action to tell, the Commander-in-Chief, to live up to his responsibility and commitment to these heroes.

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