Zitta Rises to the Challenge: Sea to Stars

Posted on May 10, 2019

Duane T. Zitta, a lieutenant in the Coast Guard stationed in Hawaii as the Command Duty Officer for the 14th Coast Guard District, along with Tom Steidler and Brian Wyland, reached the summit of Mauna Kea, from Hilo, Hawaii on May 3, 2019. This “Sea to Stars” challenge was a 42-mile trek from the ocean to the peak of Mauna Kea at an elevation of 13,803 feet- and raised $2,775 for the Coast Guard Foundation Fallen Heroes Fund.