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Shipmate of the Week – LCDR Erin Williams

Lt. Cmdr. Erin Williams, center, stands with Coast Guard Vice Commandant Vice Adm. Sally Brice-O’Hara, right, and her mother, left, after being presented the 2012 Capt. Dorothy Stratton Leadership Award at the 2012 Joint Women’s Leadership Symposium. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley. Located on the northeast tip of Prince

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Vice Commandant, Government officials tour North Slope of Alaska

Vice Admiral Sally Brice O'Hara

We have written before about the changing conditions in the Arctic , the difficulties presented by its vast expanse and its unforgiving climate. The magnitude and relevance of those challenges to maritime safety, environmental protection and U.S. sovereignty were highlighted by a group of senior officials who returned from the region this weekend. Post written

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The “Last Great Race on Earth”

VALDEZ, Alaska – Anderson poses for a photograph with the crew of CGC Long Island during a tour last week. Anderson visited the cutter, the Small Boat Station and the Marine Safety Offices to learn more about the Coast Guard, its missions and its people. The Coast Guard is sponsoring Ken Anderson, a nine-year Iditarod

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itCG – tugboat safely moored, POTUS maritime security operations, Holiday phone calls

VALDEZ, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station H-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew observes the tug Pathfinder in Prince William Sound Dec. 24, 2009. The tug Pathfinder went aground on Bligh Reef Wednesday evening creating a light grey or silver diesel sheen spanning an area approximately three miles long and 30 yards wide approximately one mile

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Guardians of the Week – The Udland Family

The Udland family, 2009 Coast Guard Family of the Year, takes a break after a tour of the White House, Oct. 28, 2009. From left to right: Petty Officer 1st Class Aaron Udland, daughter Sierra, 15, sons Michael, 15, and Michael, 12 and wife Shannon. Not pictured is daughter Austyn, 10 months old. (U.S. Coast

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