When the US entered World War II, 50,000 Coast Guard Auxiliary members joined the war effort as military teams. Many of their private vessels were placed into service in an effort to protect the U.S. There are presently 26,000 members who work by sea and air to ensure the public’s safety.
Flotilla Commander Chris Hoffman of the Coast Guard Auxiliary and Scott Kuhne, immediate Past Commander of the Coast Guard Flotilla 15-04 will discuss the history of the Coast Guard Auxiliary at the Empire State Aerosciences Museum’s monthly all-you-can-eat fly-in breakfast on Sat., March 21, 2020 from 8 to 10 am at 250 Rudy Chase Drive, in Glenville, NY.
The Empire State Aerosciences Museum is located at the Schenectady County Airport in the Town of Glenville, at the site of the former General Electric Flight Test Center. Dedicated to interpreting aviation, particularly as related to New York State, the museum offers visitors a variety of educational experiences, including interpretive exhibits, a collection of restored aircraft, the State’s largest aviation library and an airpark with over 20 aircraft.
The breakfast menu will include pancakes, french toast, eggs, sausage, potatoes, juice, coffee, tea and more.
Pilots: Tower Frequency 121.3; Ground 121.9. Land at Schenectady County Airport and taxi to Richmor Aviation North. Tell them you are going to ESAM.
For more information about the museum call (518) 377-2191.
Photo of Grumman F-14 Tomcat, courtesy Empire State Aerosciences Museum.