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Shipmate of the Week – BM1 James Ballard

Petty Officer 1st Class James Ballard

  Petty Officer 1st Class James Ballard is the recipient of this year's Cmdr. Ray Evans Outstanding Coxswain Trophy. This prestigious annual award recognizes a Coast Guard coxswain who demonstrated sustained superior performance, exceptional boat handling skills and exemplary leadership. Photo courtesy of Chief Petty Officer Justin Uyttewaal. Whether they are driving a cutter’s small

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