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Although technically not employed by the #USCG , we want you to meet Nick Chaleunphone, a @USCGAux member. She's been part of the Coast Guard family since 2005. Nick happens to be deaf in one ear and has been since birth. #NationalDisabilitiesEmploymentAwarenessMonth
Protecting living marine resources is one of the 11 statutory missions of the #USCG . Station Fort Lauderdale crews worked alongside Gumbo Limbo Nature Center, Inc. to release these precious animals into their natural habitat. #SaveTheTurtles 🐢
A joint active duty and @USCGAux crew (Team Alpha) conducted post storm port assessments in the Intracoastal Waterway and Vermillion Bay documenting and reporting damaged and missing aids to navigation and potential pollution in areas caused by #HurricaneDelta . #USCGDelta
As we transition into colder weather, our crews must ensure their cold weather gear is up to par. This includes our most senior crew members, too. CPO Ballanger of Station Hatteras Inlet tested his dry suit for leaks while his pup Bo joined him for a morning swim.
As the U.S. Federal General Election nears, keep in mind some of the seats and offices you can expect to see on your 2020 ballot. Contact your local election officials with state specific questions;
When you believe in yourself and your team, you can achieve anything. Chat with a recruiter today about joining the #CoastGuard : . career #MotivationMonday #USCG #SemperParatus #GoCoastGuard #military #militarycareer #notyouraverageday #notyouraveragejob #whyjoin
#TravelTuesday brings us to Maritime Safety and Security Team Los Angeles/Long Beach. Follow along on #Instagram this week to learn about this highly specialized, rapidly deployable team.
@VP is welcoming back the crew of CG Cutter Munro as they turn over 39K lbs of cocaine from drug seizures like this one from a semi-submersible off South America to federal agents. We will be live-streaming the offload on Facebook in a few hours. More:
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