Your Son is Gone: Ballad of Blackthorn


Recruits from Coast Guard Training Center Cape May call "Your Son is Gone," which is the last of five Coast Guard marching cadences nominated for Coast Guard Boot Camp's Top Cadence of 2012. The cadence chronicles the last surviving minutes of Seaman Apprentice William R. Flores aboard Coast Guard Cutter Blackthorn Jan. 28, 1980. Coast Guard video by Chief Warrant Office Donnie Brzuska.

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