Coast Guard Academy salutes George H.W. Bush

Members of the saluting battery crew at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy hold 40mm blank rounds Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018, for a 21-gun salute in honor of former U.S. President George H.W. Bush.  (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)
Members of the saluting battery crew at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy hold 40mm blank rounds Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018, for a 21-gun salute in honor of former U.S. President George H.W. Bush. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

New London — The saluting battery crew at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy fire a 21-gun salute Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018, in honor of former U.S. President George H.W. Bush.

Bush — the nation's 41st president and father of the 43rd — died on Nov. 30 at the age of 94. The salute, 21-gun in honor of a head of state, coincided with similar salutes at military installations across the nation. It also coincided with Bush's funeral in Houston, Texas.

The saluting battery crew at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy fires a 21-gun salute Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018, in honor of former President George H.W. Bush. The salute, 21-gun in honor of a head of state, coincided with similar salutes at military installations across the nation. It also coincided with Bush's funeral in Houston, Texas.  (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)
The saluting battery crew at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy fires a 21-gun salute Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018, in honor of former President George H.W. Bush. The salute, 21-gun in honor of a head of state, coincided with similar salutes at military installations across the nation. It also coincided with Bush's funeral in Houston, Texas. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)
The saluting battery crew at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy fires a 21-gun salute Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018, in honor of former U.S. President George H.W. Bush.  (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)
The saluting battery crew at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy fires a 21-gun salute Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018, in honor of former U.S. President George H.W. Bush. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

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