U.S. Coast Guard Station at Port Canaveral Honors Alby Power With Honorary Membership During Ceremony
By Space Coast Daily // September 12, 2021
Alby was nearly killed when the truck he was driving was involved in a serious accident
BREVARD COUNTY • PORT CANAVERAL, FLORIDA – At 17, Alby Powers had dreams of joining the U.S. Coast Guard after he graduated from high school.
Life had other plans, Alby was nearly killed when the truck he was driving was involved in a serious accident, caused by a drunk driver, causing traumatic brain injury.
Twenty-three years later, Alby got his wish, as he was given honorary membership at a ceremony at the U.S. Coast Guard station at Port Canaveral.
Port Canaveral thanked the U.S. Coast Guard, retired USCG Admiral and Chairman of the Canaveral Port Authority Wayne Justice and the United Way for making this a special day for Alby.