(Photos courtesy of USCG Pacific Area Public Affairs)
The Senior Chief's remains were interred the week of March 11 at
the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific (the "Punchbowl") in Honolulu.
for the public obituary notice.
From: "Gesele, Michael R CDR"
Subject: CGC RUSH DECOMMISSIONING CEREMONY - CONFIRMED DATE
Date: 14 December 2014 at 10:18:31 PM PST
Ladies and Gentlemen,
PACAREA has confirmed the date of the decommissioning ceremony. The ceremony will be held on Tuesday, 03 February, in Honolulu, Hawaii. Unless there is exceptional circumstances, this date will not change. Please pass this information on to all of your contacts. Invitations will be sent out by the middle of January.
CDR Mike Gesele
USCGC RUSH (WHEC 723)
FPO AP 96677-3921
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