Think of a popular 21st century TV game show and finish the next sentence: “Who wants to be… a________?!” Now replace the missing word ‘Millionaire’ with the word ‘Engineer’ and you’ll basically find an equivalent level of enthusiasm amongst a small enclave of about 50 inner-city ninth and tenth-grade students from two public high schools in Providence, Rhode Island.
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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.
Established by Congress in 1939, today the Coast Guard Auxiliary is comprised of more than 32,000 volunteers who give more than 2 million hours of volunteer service every year. Arnie Geller has been an important part of the Coast Guard Auxiliary for 34 of those 75 years.
The Coast Guard continues our #NewYearNewFilter and the launch of our official Instagram account with a new perspective this week! Seaman Rebecca Ward will take over the Coast Guard’s Instagram account this week to share her life aboard a Coast Guard buoy tender.
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