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Recipe for success: FS1 Bethany Clark

Many Coast Guardsmen join knowing they want to serve their country but aren’t quite sure how. Not Petty Officer 1st Class Bethany Clark. Clark joined the Coast Guard in 2009 knowing exactly what she wanted to do; she wanted to be a chef. A 2006 graduate of Johnson & Whales University in Providence, R.I., Clark studied culinary nutrition and wanted to take her talents to sea.

Aloha Coast Guard Cutter Jarvis

Lt. Dufrene

After more than 40 years of service to the nation, Coast Guard Cutter Jarvis has retired from active service. Led by their motto, “Dedicated to Excellence,” the ship will leave behind a powerful legacy, shaped by the men and women who have proudly served aboard the 378-foot ship over the last four decades.

Coast Guard Cutter Jarvis: The last cruise

Jarvis

A ship can accomplish anything with a proud crew. The spirit of all ships resides in the hearts of the crew, no matter where they go. With this in mind, we decided to focus on what we will be keeping with us instead of what we will be losing. Soon we will be leaving Jarvis behind for another ship, the Morgenthau. Yet, we will remain the same capable, hard charging crew.

A 12-year journey home

Petty Officer 2nd Class Kensley Raigeluw and his father Lorenzo reunite. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Joshua Tobosa. Located 430 miles south of Guam in the Western Pacific Ocean, is a small, coral atoll made up of 22 islands called Woleai. Part of the Federated States of Micronesia, the atoll’s inhabitants

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People’s Choice – Photo Contest, Round 3

2010 Photo Contest

We are entering week three of the People’s Choice award for this year’s Coast Guard Photo Contest. Every Monday, we are unveiling another batch of photos as we count down the top 40 of the more than 600 photos submitted. Below is the next set of photos taking you behind the scenes and into the

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People’s Choice – Photo Contest, Round 2

2010 Photo Contest

Last week we announced the People’s Choice award for this year’s Coast Guard Photo Contest and posted the first set of photos for your consideration. Every Monday for eight weeks, we will unveil another batch of photos as we count down the top 40 of the more than 600 photos submitted. To vote, just click on

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Guardian of the Week – BM2 Joseph D’Amico

BM2 D'Amico

BM2 D’Amico serves in many positions aboard the cutter, one of which is the Officer of the Deck, a position that requires the dedication and skill to be responsible for the cutter. Photo courtesy of LTJG Jason Acuna. With a history dating back to 1847, Coast Guard Cutter Bear has had remarkable crewmembers call her

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Guardian of the Week – Christine Greiner

Christine Greiner

Post written by Ademide Adedokun, Public Affairs Specialist for the Commandant of the Coast Guard WASHINGTON D.C. – Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard Michael Leavitt and Commandant of the Coast Guard Adm. Bob Papp present the 2009 Wanda Allen-Yearout Ombudsman of the Year Award to Christine Greiner at Coast Guard Headquarters Nov.

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CGC Jarvis returns from international patrol

CGC Jarvis

Ensign Roger Nayden, CGC Jarvis Public Affairs Officer, contributed to this post  VLADIVOSTOK, Russia – CGC Jarvis crew poses with Coast Guard and maritime security counterparts from China, Japan, Russia and South Korea during international sports day, August 27, 2010. Sports day took place during the international Multilateral, Multi-mission Exercise. U.S. Coast Guard photo. Aloha

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Guardian of the Week – CDR Matthew Meilstrup

CDR Matt Meilstrup

“A good leader inspires people to have confidence in the leader, a great leader inspires people to have confidence in themselves.” – Eleanor Roosevelt Our Guardian of the Week is this year’s Captain David H. Jarvis Inspirational Leadership Award winner. As the Executive Officer of the Coast Guard Cutter Jarvis at the time of the

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