Coast Guard Aviation Centennial

Coast Guard Centennial Helicopter 6517 Traverse City

Welcome home “Coast Guard 6517”, photo by US Coast Guard Traverse City

Air Station Traverse City officially kicked off the Coast Guard Aviation Centennial this week. They received 1 of only 8 MH-65D helicopters adorned in the centennial “throwback” paint scheme. 2016 is the 100th year celebration of Coast Guard Aviators.

You can see the chopper at the National Cherry Festival in Traverse City along with the USAF Thunderbirds and read more on the U.S. Coast Guard’s Aviation Centennial page.

View the photo bigger on Facebook where you can click for a couple other views and be sure to follow the Traverse City Air Station – they really share some amazing shots from their work over the Great Lakes!!

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