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Coast Guard trains with Nigerian navy

Written by Petty Officer 1st Class Paul Thomas, Training Team West. The Coast Guard’s Special Emergency Operations and Procedures Team trains with the Nigerian navy on damage control procedures and how to respond to flooding. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Christopher Scott. Coast Guard instructors who routinely plan, coordinate and deliver

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Why I stand beside my shipmates

We stand beside our shipmates

As with many afloat units, it can be easy to get to know your shipmates when you live and work in such close proximity. It was because of this proximity that I embraced the role of a victim advocate and strived to know every member of the crew, along with my personal goal of being the type of person my shipmates felt comfortable going to when they needed help – job related or otherwise.

Hamilton & Chase retire from the fleet

Decommissioning ceremony

The crew and officers of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Chase line up at attention during the cutter’s final commissioned moments. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Sondra-Kay Kneen-Rivera. Two stalwarts of the Coast Guard’s fleet of cutters, Hamilton and Chase, were decommissioned earlier this week after leaving an indelible mark in

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