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Ringing in the new year with rhyme: Afloat

Let freedom ring

The Coast Guard as a service embraces many traditions that binds us together and enriches our heritage. One of these maritime traditions falls but once a year, on New Year’s Eve, and allows watchstanders to show their penchant for prose as they write log entries in rhyme. Writing a log entry onboard a Coast Guard

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CGC Escanaba seizes 963 pounds of cocaine

Escanaba seizes 963 pounds of cocaine

MIAMI – Ensign Raynor Buckley, a crewmember on board the CGC Escanaba, offloads a bale of cocaine at Base Support Unit Miami Sept. 24, 2010. U.S. Coast Guard photo by PO3 Sabrina Elgammal. While on a law-enforcement patrol about 21 miles south of Isla de Providencia, Colombia, Sept. 17, CGC Escanaba seized more than 900 pounds of

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USCGC Escanaba Trains with Colombian and Honduran Navy

Escanaba Trains with the Colombian and Honduran Navy

The Honduran Patrol Vessel, Tegucigalpa, Colombian patrol boats, the Escanaba and its small boat conduct training exercises. U.S. Coast Guard photo by ENS Ray Chaisson Post Written by Ensign Ray T. Chaisson, USCGC Escanaba Public Affairs Officer  USCGC Escanaba (WMEC 907) USCGC Escanaba recently participated in a multilateral naval exercise with the Colombian and Honduran

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Guardian of the Week – LTjg Amanda Bazinet

LTjg Amanda Bazinet

Post written by: Petty Officer Second Class Daniel Bender LTjg Amanda Bazinet (right) with other members of CGC Escanaba’s boarding team. So often junior personnel in the Coast Guard are able to have a greater impact than their rank would usually imply.  While stationed aboard the Cutter Escanaba until earlier this year, LTjg Amanda Bazinet

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itCG – CGC Escanaba navigates through storm, cargo ship underway, search for missing teen, polar bear research

CAPE COD BAY, Mass. – The Boston-based Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba transits through 12-foot seas and 44-mph winds in Cape Cod Bay Dec. 20, 2009, during the coastal winter snowstorm. The 270-foot cutter stayed in the Cape Cod Bay area for the duration of the storm, standing by to assist boaters. (U.S. Coast Guard video

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itCG – lobster boat in port, search suspended, holiday greetings, video of the year

PACIFIC OCEAN – Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael Carola applies chaffing gear to the tow line of a 47-foot motor lifeboat towing an 80-foot commercial fishing vessel. Coast Guard Station Quillayute River, Wash. and Station Grays Harbour, Wash. responded and assisted in towing the vessel safely to port. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) Coast Guard Compass

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itCG – racing the storm, hero captain, cold water rescues, master cutterman

ATLANTIC OCEAN – Crewmembers aboard the Boston-based Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba hold on to nets on the flight deck of the cutter when the ship rolls in 15-foot seas Thursday, Dec. 17, 2009. The 270-foot cutter is approaching a Gloucester, Mass., lobster boat that became disabled more than 200 miles southeast of Nantucket, Mass. (U.S.

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itCG – rescue underway, public service awards, aviators honored, Coast Guard cities

Lt. Cmdr. Christopher Boes of Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach, talks with students from Oak Park High School about the commercial activities of the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach during a tour of the ports aboard a 41-foot Utility Boat from Station Los Angeles-Long Beach. The students are researching the effects of commerce on

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itCG-CG continues search for three, fishing safety, CGC Escanaba rescues boat and crew

Several Coast Guard units are searching for three missing boaters who were due back to Matagorda, Texas, from a fishing trip Saturday afternoon. Guardians and partner agencies have searched for the past four and a half days covering nearly 74,000 square miles in the Gulf of Mexico. For more information on the case and to

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