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Mascot Monday: Meet Harry of Station New York

For almost 10 years, Harry’s days have begun by begging successfully for treats and scratches before going about his daily station duties. Harry usually takes a companion for a walk outside where he patrols the borders of the unit, chases birds, rolls in the grass and keeps an eye out for squirrels. His favorite location is beneath a large, lush tree perched on the side of a hill, overlooking the station.

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.

Remembering 9/11: ME1 Carlos Perez

Petty Officer Perez

Petty Officer 3rd Class Carlos Perez, center, was coxswain aboard the first Coast Guard boat to respond to smoke coming from the World Trade Center. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael Hvozda. Every American has a different memory of the Sept. 11 attacks. Ten years later, the events of that day

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Week in the Life of the Coast Guard: Wednesday

“Coast Guard Cutter Rankin tends buoys

Written by Chief Petty Officer CC Clayton, editor-in-chief, Coast Guard Magazine Ever wonder what the Coast Guard does in an average week during the winter months? Probably pretty slow, right? While a lot of people are digging themselves out from another winter snowstorm, our service is out in full force training, rescuing those in need,

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Guardian of the Week – BM2 Foster

Hudson River, NY – In this image, BM2 Foster (on the wing of the airplane) and his crew help to rescue passengers off the US Airways plane. Photo courtesy of http://www.palemale.com/huriplcr.html. One year ago today US Airways Flight 1549 made an emergency landing on the Hudson River. The unprecedented incident, the pilot’s ability to safely

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