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Week in the life of the Coast Guard 2017 – Wednesday

Take a look to see what an average Wednesday entailed during the month of February. Today we feature operations to include ice rescue and first aid training, and highlight members who embody the Coast Guard core values of honor, respect, and devotion to duty.

Week in the life of the Coast Guard 2017 – Tuesday

There is no “typical” Tuesday in the Coast Guard, but this blog features a snippet of what the Coast Guard was up to on Tuesdays during the month of February. From Antarctica to Key West, with old and new assets, the Coast Guard carried out missions vital to protecting and securing our national interests.

Chasing a dream

Seaman Derrian Duryea swims through the water

Listening to the helicopter’s rotor blades slice through the night sky while watching his feet dangle above the turbulent water, the words “never quit,” repeated over and over in his head. Never quit – words Seaman Derrian Duryea repeated to himself before high school swim meets and now words he lives by as a Coast Guardsman.

People’s Choice – Coast Guard Photo Contest, Round 4

We are entering week four of the People’s Choice award for this year’s Coast Guard Photo Contest. Here is the fourth set of photos… DUTCH HARBOR, Alaska – With howling winds and rough seas, an MH-60 from Air Station Kodiak drops off two Aids to Navigation Team Kodiak members to repair a solar day board

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