People’s Choice – Photo Contest, Round 4

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2010 Photo Contest

We are half way through our list of 40 nominations for this year’s Coast Guard Photo Contest People’s Choice award.

Below is the next set of photos taking you behind the scenes and into the daily lives of your Coast Guard men and women…

To vote, just click on the picture(s) below that you like and post a positive comment. OR, you can go to our Flickr photo set to see all the pictures nominated so far and leave your comment there. It’s your choice… your People’s Choice.

Helo Refuel
MAYPORT, Fla. – A Coast Guard Cutter Gallatin crewmember prepares to refuel a helicopter. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. j.g. Mary Gilday.
Rescue Swimmer deploys
TRINIDAD, Calif. – Petty Officer 3rd Class Brendon Dent, a rescue swimmer, prepares to be lowered to the side of Trinidad Head by Chief Petty Officer Brian Wruck, the flight mechanic. The Air Station Humboldt Bay aircrew is conducting vertical surface training. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Todd Vorenkamp.
Flare Training
WESTERN CARIBBEAN – Seaman Mitchel Heavilin lights off an MK-124 marine Smoke and Illumination Signal during sunset pyrotechnic exercise on Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant. Training on the proper use and handling of flares is instrumental to ensuring crewmembers are familiar with the various types of distress signals. U.S. Coast Guard Photo by Lt. Jorell Webb.
Tower Climbing
CAROLINA BEACH, N.C. – LT. Bill Millward (right) and Petty Officer 2nd Class David Wooden (left) stop near the top of their climb up a 700 foot tower. The members were participating in Coast Guard Civil Engineering Unit Cleveland Tower Train-the-Trainer Course at LORAN Station Carolina Beach, N.C. U.S. Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Nicholas Gould.
Pyrotechnics Training
FLORIDA STRAITS, Fla. – Crewmembers aboard Coast Guard Cutter Bear conduct pyrotechnics familiarization training on the flight deck at sunset Sept. 11, 2010. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Cmdr. William Lane.

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