Veterans Week: The Finest Hours: The Coast Guard's Most Daring Rescue & Leadership Lessons' Learned/
Michael Tougias - Book Author
New York Times bestselling author Michael Tougias will give a lecture and slide presentation on his book The Finest Hours: The True Story of the U.S. Coast Guard’s Most Daring Sea Rescue. This book was made into a major motion film by the Disney Corporation that was released in 2016 and details the Coast Guard's response to two oil tankers that were split in half by a ferocious nor'easter off the coast of Cape Cod, MA in 1952. Of the 84 seaman aboard the tankers, 70 would be rescued and 14 would perish. Tougias will also share the leadership lessons from this event that can help all of us in our decision-making and job performance. He will provide time for Questions and Answers.
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