Honor, Respect, Devotion to Duty: EM2 Kelly Yost, an electrician to keep an “ion”

When Petty Officer 2nd Class Kelly Yost decided to become an electrician’s mate (EM), she knew she was entering a world where she would have her physical and mental capacities tested.


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In the shadows

Hidden behind the scenes of rescues or law enforcement missions are the watchstanders of the U.S. Coast Guard. These are the men and women who few see, but the effects of their dedication and vigilance ripples throughout the maritime community.