By: KDKA-TV News Staff
WASHINGTON, D.C. (KDKA) — The U.S. Coast Guard is renaming a wing at a training center in California in honor of Arnold Palmer.READ MORE: Butler VA Marks National POW/MIA Recognition Day
The wing of the Training Center Petaluma schoolhouse will be known as the Arnold D. Palmer Professional Annex.READ MORE: 3 Men Shot, Pronounced Dead In Ohio
Before becoming one of the best golfers in the world, Palmer served in the Coast Guard from 1951 to 1953.MORE NEWS: Motorcycle Driver Injured In Crash With Car In Larimer
The annex will house the yeoman and storekeeper “A” school wing of the Juliet Nichols Building where all Coast Guard yeomen conduct their foundational entry-level training.