Video: Flashback 2013 Former Coastie Arnold Palmer Interview

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Enjoy the Auxiliary History Branch’s 2013 Arnold Palmer Oral History Interview conducted by Richard Stephenson, PhD, National Historian for the US Coast Guard Auxiliary.

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  1. Jill Lchman says:

    Really enjoyed this interview. Met my husband while I was a member of the USCG Auxiliary and he was active duty USCG at Base Miami Beach. He is always quick to point out to me whenever he spots a celebrity Coastie and of course I am always skeptical so it is ice to see he was not fibbing on this one. My husband, Michael Lachman, spent 20 years as a Coast Guardsman attaining the rank of RMCM seeing duty in Vietnam during his service years, retiring after 20 years and is still a strong supporter of the USCG, proud to have been in that service by choice not draft. Thank You for posting this interview and hope to see many more, it is good to keep the history alive.

  2. Maj R. Bruce piner says:

    My son is completing Recruit Training at Cape May next month. I respect Mr. Palmer and knew his college room mate. He often called his friends on the telephone whenever he was at a major tournament. Once he called one of his room mates and waved to him on TV! What a genuine person. He never forgot where he came from. A wonderful patriotic American.

  3. Chris Kalogerson says:

    On June 25, 2016 we will have the 4th annual All Coast Guard Reunion in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Co-chairman is Mike Roberts We’d like to reach out to CG veterans to join us. Contact Mike or me at for details. My phone is 952-935-9065 & Mike’s is 320-654-9399. We’d like to contact Arnold Palmer. Arnold served the same years I did during the Korean War. – Chris Kalogerson

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