Farewell Port Angeles, it's been swell. Due to a job situation I am moving away from the area, the blog will stay up as an archive.

Tuesday, July 13, 2010


On Wednesday July 7th, the U.S. Coast Guard lost three of it's members in a helicopter crash off La Push, Washington.  The Coast Guard is a tightly knit community, this is a very big loss.  Today there will be a public memorial in Sitka, Alaska.  The live broadcast will begin approximately at 1:30 p.m. and can be accessed by the public at 

The crew members who died in the crash are Aircraft Maintenance Technician Second Class Brett M. Banks, 33, of Rock Springs, WY; Aircraft Maintenance Technician First Class Adam C. Hoke, 40, of Great Falls, Mont.; and pilot Lt. Sean D. Krueger, 33, of Seymour, Conn.


Roberto Machado Alves said...

Great shot. The red helicopter with all around in blue is wonderful.


T. Becque said...

Oh I'm sorry to hear this. I wish their families peace.

Rita & Chuck in Ohio said...

What a Beautiful Tribute to these men. May God grant the families and friends solace and peace during this most difficult time. What a horrible tragedy !