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U.S. Coast Guard

News Release

April 22, 2011


U.S. Coast Guard

Contact: Public Affairs Detachment New York

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Coast Guardsman Killed in Action Remembered

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DC3 Nathan Bruckenthal memorial

Northport, N.Y.- Seaman Apprentice Ashley Kay and Seaman Karie Anderson read Petty Officer 3rd Class Nathan Bruckenthal's biography during a ceremony in his honor at Coast Guard Station Eatons Neck April 22, 2011.  Bruckenthal, who was a New York native, was killed in action while on patrol at the Khawr Al Amay Oil Terminal off the coast of Iraq on April 24, 2004.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Gail E. Dale

DC3 Nathan Bruckenthal memorial

Northport, N.Y.- Eric Bruckenthal, the father of Petty Officer 3rd Class Nathan Bruckenthal, expresses his appreciation and admiration of the Coast Guard during a ceremony in his son's honor at Coast Guard Station Eatons Neck April 22, 2011.  Petty Officer Bruckenthal was killed in action while on patrol at the Khawr Al Amay Oil Terminal off the coast of Iraq on April 22, 2004.  The annual ceremony at the station celebrates Bruckenthal's life, service and the sacrifice he make for his country.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Gail E. Dale

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