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3 hurricane preparation tips from someone who knows

This weekend marked the beginning of the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration forecasts we’re in for a near-normal or below-normal hurricane season this year. As the season prepares, Greg Mason, a civilian employee was interviewed about his experience before, during and after a storm.


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Coast Guard offers unique educational experience at National Scout Jamboree

What’s the U.S. Coast Guard doing in West Virginia? That was a question Coast Guard members heard a lot during the 2013 National Scout Jamboree at the Summit Bechtel Reserve. As it turns out, the Coast Guard was at the jamboree to offer scouts and visitors a unique educational experience in boating safety, search and rescue, damage control and many other Coast Guard missions.