Captain Krietemeyer, a graduate of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, amassed over 5,000 flight hours as pilot of amphibious aircraft and helicopters during his 32-year Coast Guard career. Prior to serving as Chief of the Training and Education Division in Coast Guard Headquarters, Captain Krietemeyer commanded the Aviation Technical Training Center, Elizabeth City, North Carolina, and the Aviation Training Center, Mobile, Alabama. The Mobile Bay Area Veterans Commission selected Captain Krietemeyer as its 2017 Veteran of the Year.

Articles by George Krietemeyer

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USCG Helos to the Rescue (Part 2)

By Captain George Krietemeyer, U.S. Coast Guard (Retired)
December 2020
After Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Ernest J. King assigned sea-going development of helicopters to the U.S. Coast Guard on 15 February 1943, naval aviation's first designated rotary-wing pilot, Coast ...