Video: Cmdr. Ray Evans Memorial Service
Vice Adm. John P. Currier, vice commandant of the Coast Guard, and Coast Guardsmen from units throughout the Pacific Northwest, attend the memorial service for retired Cmdr. Ray Evans at Mountain View Memorial Park in Lakewood, Wash., June 5, 2013. Evans enlisted in the Coast Guard in 1939 and served the Coast Guard during World War II, earning the Navy Cross for his actions at Guadalcanal, eventually retiring from active service in 1962. U.S. Coast Guard multimedia by Petty Officer 2nd Class George Degener.