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U.S. Coast Guard Renames Wing At California Training Center In Honor Of Arnold Palmer

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. (KDKA) -- The U.S. Coast Guard is renaming a wing at a training center in California in honor of Arnold Palmer.

The wing of the Training Center Petaluma schoolhouse will be known as the Arnold D. Palmer Professional Annex.

Before becoming one of the best golfers in the world, Palmer served in the Coast Guard from 1951 to 1953.

The annex will house the yeoman and storekeeper "A" school wing of the Juliet Nichols Building where all Coast Guard yeomen conduct their foundational entry-level training.

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