Army. Air Force. Navy. Marines.
The forgotten fifth armed force of the United States of America is the Coast Guard and unless we are fighting a war in Vietnam, they tend to fly under the radar, but the reality is that we would not be able to function as a country without them. If 9/11 taught us only one thing, it's that terrorism is bringing the war on democracy to our own shores.
The Coast Guard is the first and final line of defense for this country and with the exception of The Guardian, it's a branch of the armed forces whose stories of heroism have gotten short shift when it comes to the big-screen treatment.
Enter The Finest Hours, which tells the true story of the greatest small-boat rescue in the history of the Coast Guard. The tale takes place on February...