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Week in the life of the Coast Guard 2014: Wednesday

Fireman Corinne Lee and Petty Officer 3rd Class Alan Freedman get underway for a night patrol off of Block Island, R.I., Aug. 20, 2014. The crew of three (Petty Officer 3rd Class Will Holz not pictured) is responsible for standing up the temporary life saving station on the island. Taking a 45-foot response boat medium and food for a few days, the young crew is tasked with staffing the station house, cooking meals for themselves and going on search-and-rescue missions. U.S. Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ross Ruddell.

Wednesday’s week in the life of the Coast Guard 2014 features light work on the Chesapeake Bay, keeping helicopters clean in Kodiak, Alaska, a summer station patrol near Rhode Island, making sure they’re feed at Station Cape Disappointment and getting a dewatering pump to a boat in need far way.

itCG-decommissioned cutter sinks, Guardians are busy searching, rescuing and patrolling

A decommissioned Coast Guard construction tender was purposefully sunk off the northern Atlantic coast of Florida as an artificial reef. Watch a video as boaters gather to watch the vessel sink. Story here Several Coast Guard, federal, local and state units have been searching for a missing man whose boat was found unmanned but under

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