U.S. Coast Guard pilots from the Aviation Training Center Mobile, Ala., participate in an official change of the watch ceremony where the HC-144A Ocean Sentry relieved the HU-25 Guardian, Friday Sept. 25, 2009.The Guardians stationed in Mobile have flown more than 34,386 hours, accounted for $4.2 million in property saved, and are credited with saving 168 and assisting 364 lives. The Guardians began its service in Mobile in 1984, relieving the C-131 Samaritan and the HU-16 Albatross.(U.S. Coast Guard photo/Petty Officer 3rd Class Elizabeth H. Bordelon)

Photo by: USCG Historian's Office (& S. T. Price) |  VIRIN: 220908-G-G0000-1009.JPG