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A wish come true

Written by Petty Officer 2nd Class Walter Shinn. A boat is sinking with four people aboard in the middle of 30-foot seas that are crashing into each other, spraying salt into the air and creating deep swells giving way to […]


Coastie for a day, hero forever

Written by Petty Officer 3rd Class Stephen Lehmann. They’ve served with distinction since 1790. Today, they are responsible for 11 missions that keep America and its waterways safe and secure. U.S. Coast Guard crewmembers have served their country with honor, […]