Coast Guard Barque Eagle

My daughter and I went down to the Charlestown Navy Yard to see a few of the tall ships in town for Sail Boston. Late in the day we toured the U.S. Coast Guard Eagle.
 
The ship is in active service, being used for a six week training cruise for Academy cadets after their …

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Lance Corporal Andrew J. Zabierek Memorial Bridge

Anyone who’s driven through Chelmsford, MA on Interstate 495 in the last few years has seen the flags across this bridge.
 
 
I learned today that this bridge is dedicated to Lance Corporal Andrew J. Zabierek, who was killed in action in the Anbar province of Iraq May 21st 2004. A man named Jim Wareing erected …

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