Glacier Society Present Plaque to Senator Joseph Lieberman

 

Sen. Lieberman awardBen Koether and Steve Johnson present a plaque in appreciation to Senator Joseph Lieberman, D-Conn. for his sponsorship, together with Senator Christopher Dodd, D-Conn., of the legislation which deeded USS/USCGC Glacier to The Glacier Society.

Through their efforts along with Congressman Christopher Shays of CT, the 2001 Defense Authorization Bill included a provision authorizing the Secretary of Transportation to transfer title of the former USS Glacier to the Glacier Society. President Clinton signed the legislation in October 2000.


 

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