EAST PEORIA-A United States Military Coast Guard Commander celebrated a major milestone tonight.
Commander Langhorne M. Radeke celebrated 40 years of service.
commands the Flotilla 08-01. She received several awards for her years of
service at the Coast Guard station in East Peoria.
She goes by
"Langy" and joined the Coast Guard in 1972.
She is still active in her volunteer service in the Peoria area and also in Water Operations.
Radeke plans to keep volunteering for the Coast Guard for as long as she can.
"I love to be out on the boats. I love to be out on the water. It's just something that I can continue to achieve and use my education," said Radeke.