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Coast Guard lends a hand for Extreme Makeover: Home Edition

Coast Guardsmen from Coast Guard Cutter Diligence and Station Oak Island attend the unveiling event for Extreme Makeover: Home Edition which capped a week of 24-hour days with more than three thousand military and civilian volunteers. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Walter Shinn. Written by Petty Officer 2nd Class Walter Shinn.

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The force behind the force: Lifelines

Admiral Bob Papp and Coast Guard Foundation president Anne Brengle

As a ship captain, you quickly learn when the sky darkens and the seas get rough to have extra life lines rigged fore and aft for crew members that may need to venture out on the weather decks during the storm. If they fall, they will land between the life lines – not overboard. For more than forty years, the Coast Guard Foundation has been the life line for Coast Guard men, women and their families.

Shipmate of the Week – Margaret Rochon

Margaret Rochon

Coast Guard Vice Commandant Vice Adm. Sally Brice-O’Hara, Margaret Rochon, Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard Michael P. Leavitt, Peggy Rochon and Chief Petty Officer Gene Rochon at the 2011 Military Child of the Year awards. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley. A father waving goodbye to his

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