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The Coast Guard: A Role Often Overlooked

  I was raised on an Air Force base, and when my dad retired –  I thought my military days were over. Then one day I met my (now) husband who is in the Coast Guard, and my entire perspective changed. After four years together, I have come to the realization that among all theContinue Reading “The Coast Guard: A Role Often Overlooked”

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Coast Guard Wife Puts a Voice to an Often Misunderstood Lifestyle

  Jennifer is bringing awareness of the Coast Guard to her civilian (and sometimes fellow military spouses) community. BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS – Since the founding of each of the service branches, rivalries have existed. For military families affiliated with the Air Force, Army, Marine Corps or Navy, there can be a lack of understanding about theContinue Reading “Coast Guard Wife Puts a Voice to an Often Misunderstood Lifestyle”

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Coast Guard Mission: Protecting More Than Our Coasts

On August 4, 1790, Alexander Hamilton formed the Revenue Cutter Service in order to enforce the taxes and new export laws put into place after the Revolutionary War. Eventually the Revenue Cutter Service and the Life Saving Service would join together to become the modern day Coast Guard. For 225 years brave men and womenContinue Reading “Coast Guard Mission: Protecting More Than Our Coasts”

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Possible DHS Shutdown: Assistance for Coast Guard Families

The government has bought themselves a bit more time in order to reach an agreement on the Department of Homeland Security budget, one week. At the end of this week, if no decision is made, the shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security is eminent. This means that the members of the Coast Guard willContinue Reading “Possible DHS Shutdown: Assistance for Coast Guard Families”