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Washington, D.C.
Joined June 2008
#TrainingTuesday The ice season is upon us! U.S. Coast Guard Station Milwaukee was out in the cold this week sharpening their #icerescue skills! #Ready #Relevant #Responsive
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The past is about where we've been. The future is about where we are going. Are you ready to start your future in the #USCG? Chat with a recruiter today: ow.ly/q4U450HwXhq #motivation #adventure #SemperParatus #GoCoastGuard
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USCG Aviation Training Center Mobile hosted UMS-Wright students during their school’s Project Engage. Project Engage is a unique cross-curriculum that helps students in grades 9 to 12 with hands-on-learning experiences in areas of personal interest like #aviation.
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Today's Coast Guard would not be possible without Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. #MLK #IHaveADream
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There's something special about an underway sunset. 📹: #USCG Cutter Wahoo
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#SundayReading #TLBL The Long Blue Line: “Men against the Sea”—anatomy of a Coast Guard cutter lost at sea #USCGhistory Read more at #MyCG ow.ly/y8Xm50HvsYQ
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Episode #10 of the 1MC will go live tomorrow! Stay tuned as we sit down with the Vice and talk about everything from new assets, missions, technology and cyber, to workforce challenges, mental health, and fitness! Listen: ow.ly/H2cW50HtJ3l ow.ly/KWAF50HtJ3m
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Whether it be running damage control drills or learning how to respond to an emergency medical incident, the crew of #USCG Cutter Thetis is always training! #Ready #Relevant #Responsive #missionready
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In the depths of one of #USCG Cutter Polar Star's 5 engine rooms, the engineering department works on a fuel transfer pump aboard the Seattle-based heavy icebreaker as the crew transits toward Antarctica. #DYK: Polar Star’s engines generate a combined 75,000 horsepower!?
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Your PCS move just got easier—Coast Guard Mutual Assistance rolls out two new programs in support ow.ly/MTSt50HtIOE #MyCG
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Sea legs aren't required to be in the #USCG. Aviators play a vital role in fulfilling the mission of the #CoastGuard too. Chat with a recruiter today about taking off with a career in the USCG: ow.ly/IcNx50Hs6sG #SemperParatus #FlyUSCG Go Coast Guard
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Back to sea! 🌊 ...and a meet up with @USCG Cutter Stratton to conduct some joint sailing. 🇺🇸 Add Hawaii 🏖 as a beautiful backdrop and this is a dazzling combo we hope to see more of soon! 🤩 #Speytacular #royalnavy
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Sector Jacksonville reserve lends support to the U.S. Space Program ow.ly/RfLT50HrQcz #MyCG
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Last week, the U.S., Spain, and Morocco collaborated to rescue 103 migrants ~40 miles west of the Moroccan coast. #USCG Cutters Thetis, Glen Harris, and Emlen Tunnell are operating in the #USSixthFleet region. More: bit.ly/910Rescue #PartnershipsMatter #SAR
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How do @USCGAcademy cadets play in the snow? ☃️ Those of you that have snow on the ground, show us your best creations!#CoastGuard #snowday #USCG
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Today we celebrate the 267th birthday of the "Father of the Coast Guard," Alexander Hamilton! Hamilton was an accomplished soldier, lawyer, scholar, economist, founding father of the United States, congressman and first U.S. Secretary of the Treasury.
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National Human Trafficking Awareness Day is recognized each year on January 11th. The @USCG is proud to be a part of the @DHSBlueCampaign to combat this horrible crime. Learn how you can get involved: dhs.gov/blue-campaign
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Feed your passion—and be rewarded on the spot! Hungry to learn more about a food service career and other opportunities in the #USCG? Chat with a recruiter today: ow.ly/rmLM50HqRlv #SemperParatus #GoCoastGuard
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Limerick, haiku or free verse, the Jan. 1 watch log entry in poem format in place of the more standard entry is a common tradition in the sea services. Here are some of the New Year's watch log entries: ow.ly/sqMo50HqRhq #MyCG
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