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Shipmate of the Week – Petty Officers Losinger, Mullinax, Seckinger and Iannizzaro

The boatcrew from Coast Guard Cutter Block Island. From left to right: Petty Officer 3rd Class Anthony Iannizzaro, Petty Officer 3rd Class Chuck Seckinger, Petty Officer 1st Class Matthew Losinger and Petty Officer 2nd Class Justin Mullinax.

The boatcrew from Coast Guard Cutter Block Island. From left to right: Petty Officer 3rd Class Anthony Iannizzaro, Petty Officer 3rd Class Chuck Seckinger, Petty Officer 1st Class Matthew Losinger and Petty Officer 2nd Class Justin Mullinax. U.S. Coast Guard photo. In the early hours of a June morning, Coast Guard Cutter Block Island was

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2011 Video of the Year: Day 10

Top 10 Videos 2011

Thirteen miles northeast of the Big Island, Hawaii, a pilot makes a crash landing into the ocean and a Coast Guard aircrew is there to rescue him. More than 4,000 miles away, a Coast Guard boatcrew interdicts a cocaine-laden drug sub in the Caribbean Sea seconds before it sinks.  These real-life operations, like many performed

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Day 3: Coast Guard Video of the Year

Video of the Year contest

Our third video features the rescue of two elderly people who jumped into the water from a disabled sailboat in order to be hoisted out of danger by a Coast Guard helicopter. Petty Officer 3rd Class Jacob Warner, the rescue swimmer, narrates the b-roll video. This case was Warner’s first rescue as an aviation survival technician.