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MK3 Lonnie Jones: Gone but not forgotten

Petty Officer Lonnie Jones

This is an excerpt from a blog post written by Petty Officer 2nd Class Renee Aiello, public affairs specialist. To read the entire story, click here   DESTIN, Fla. – Members of Coast Guard Station Destin participate in a memorial ceremony for Petty Officer Lonnie Jones, Nov. 19, 2010. U.S. Coast Guard photo by PA3

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GMC Tom Morrison – Hope in the Journey

GMC Tom Morrison at the game

This is an excerpt from a feature story written by Petty Officer 3rd Class Casey J. Ranel. To read the entire story, click here. PHILADELPHIA – Chief Tom Morrison rides the Amtrak train from Slidell, La., to New York, N.Y., Aug. 23, 2010. Morrison is taking a 29-hour ride to see his son, Logan Morrison,

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First Lady makes history as a Coast Guard ‘first’

PASCAGOULA, Miss. – Distinguished guests including the First Lady, Secretary of Homeland Security and Coast Guard Commandant honor Capt. Dorothy Stratton during the christening of the Coast Guard’s third National Security Cutter, Stratton, July 23, 2010. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Casey Ranel. Capt. Dorothy Stratton has captured the attention of

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SPARs Day: A day to remember

PASCAGOULA, Miss. – Coast Guard Vice Adm. Sally Brice-O'Hara poses with members of Coast Guard SPARS, July 22, 2010. SPARS is a contraction of the Coast Guard motto Semper Paratus and its English translation Always Ready. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Casey J. Ranel. “A tremendous tribute.”  – Vice Adm. Sally

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