Location: The United States Coast Guard Yard invite�s you to participate in the 5th Annual Nate Bruckenthal Memorial Run. The 5K (3.1 miles) will start in the Grove and run through the non-industrial sections of the Campus then finish back in the Grove. A FREE Kids Fun Run will also be held following the 5K. There will be two waves. First, children 7 and under can run 100 yards, and then children 8-12 may run � mile. All children that participate will receive a ribbon! Course certified by US Track and Field CERT#MD11014JSChip timing.Nathan B. "Nate" Bruckenthal (July 17, 1979 - April 24, 2004) was a Damage Control man Third Class in the United States Coast Guard. He was the first Coast Guardsman to die in wartime action since the Vietnam War. Bruckenthal died along with two Navy petty officers( PO1 Michael J. Pernaselli, 27, of Monroe, N.Y., and PO2 Christopher E. Watts, 28, of Knoxville, Tenn) intercepting a waterborne suicide attack on the Khawr Al Amaya Oil Terminal off the coast of Iraq in the northern Persian Gulf. Bruckenthal was posthumously awarded the Bronze Star with Valor and the Purple Heart for his actions. He is survived by his wife, Pattie, and his daughter, Harper Natalie Bruckenthal, born after his death. The proceeds from the run go to Nate's Open Door Baby Pantry & Exchange - A not-for-profit baby pantry that assists Coast Guard Families along with other Military Branches and the civilian employees who work at Curtis Bay and the surrounding Coast Guard Units. To date, more than 1700 family members have received FREE items from our pantry as well as school supplies, and emergent family care and assistance - ALL THROUGH THE MISSION OF NATES! Helping Our Own means EVERYONE!