American Legion Auxiliary Unit #367 of Royal Palm Beach will host a special event Wednesday, May 4 at 10 a.m. at the Palms West Presbyterian Church (13689 Okeechobee Blvd. Loxahatchee Groves). The program will be “Puddle Jumpers of Lantana: The History of the Civil Air Patrol’s Coastal Patrol Base 3.”
Puddle Jumpers is the fascinating story of Coastal Patrol Base 3 and the men and women of the unit who risked their lives flying small, civilian land-based planes to protect America’s home front during World War II. The public is invited to learn about the Puddle Jumpers, presented by the Historical Society and hosted by the American Legion Auxiliary. For more info., call Marge Herzog at (561) 791-9875.