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Week in the life of the Coast Guard 2015: Friday

On Friday’s edition of Week in the Life in the Coast Guard 2015, we feature training operations from Honolulu and the Coast Guard Academy in New London, Conn., as well as oil response and Coast Guard administration in Columbia, Ore., and health services from Base Alameda Medical in Alameda, Calif.

Coast Guard stands up new Diver Rating

Dive operations have been an integral part of all Coast Guard missions for years. Even though the history of Coast Guard diving traces its roots back to the 1940’s, divers have only been made up of Coast Guard men and women participating in a four-year, special assignment tour following completion of dive training.