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Coast Guard ensures safety for 2014 NYC Marathon

Coast Guard Sector New York shares a unique history with the New York City Marathon in that the race pre-stages its runners at Fort Wadsworth, which is co-located with the Sector in Staten Island. For 18 years, the Coast Guard has been behind the scenes, working to produce a functioning event and ensuring that every aspect of the start of the race runs smoothly for the athletes, spectators, and volunteers.

Santos Valentin: A fallen police officer’s legacy lives on

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More than 400 law enforcement officers and fire fighters were killed at the World Trade Center site on Sept. 11. While the memory of each of these lifesavers remains in our hearts and minds, there is one officer whose memory continues to live on within the Coast Guard – badge #21630, Santos Valentin.

Coast Guard stops mock dirty bomb from entering New York City

Coast Guard Cutter Sailfish joined police, fire and environmental protection officials from the states of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut in an exercise aimed at protecting the island of Manhattan from a potential terrorist attack by water. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Annie R. Berlin.

Representatives of New York Police Department’s Marine Division, Fire Department of New York and Department of Homeland Security update the tactical board marking the positions of small boats under their control on the bridge of Coast Guard Cutter Sailfish. U.S. Coast Guard photo. Later this year, America will observe the 10th anniversary of the tragic

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