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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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Guardian of the Week – BM1 Tim Burns

BM1 Tim Burns, Station Point Judith, R.I., winner of the Cmdr. Ray Evans Outstanding Coxswain Trophy. (Coast Guard photo) Coast Guard coxswains, the service’s small boat drivers, have a long and proud history.  From the Persian Gulf to Pea Island, from Normandy to Nantucket, coxswains have answered the call.  Our Guardian of the Week was

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