Bay Area Coast Guard personnel participate in Hire America’s Heroes event

Pacific Southwest Coast Guard News
ALAMEDA, Calif. — Coast Guard personnel from around the San Francisco Bay Area participated in a Hire America’s Heroes event held at Coast Guard Base Alameda Friday.

During the event various unit personnel demonstrated some of the capabilities the Coast Guard offers such as K-9 explosives detection dogs, chemical detection and underwater serveilance.

Hire America’s Heroes seeks to connect America’s major corporations with the skills and abilities of military service members and their families for the purpose of employment in the corporate workforce.

More pictures from the event are available here.

Petty Officer 1st Class Christopher Hartman, from Maritime Safety and Security Team San Francisco, gives a presentation on the use of explosives detection K-9s within the Coast Guard to a group from Hire America's Heroes Friday July 19, 2013. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Erika Lindquist

Petty Officer 1st Class Christopher Hartman, from Maritime Safety and Security Team San Francisco, gives a presentation on the use of explosives detection K-9s within the Coast Guard to a group from Hire America’s Heroes Friday July 19, 2013. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Erika Lindquist

Petty Officer 1st Class Christopher Hartman, from Maritime Safety and Security Team San Francisco, gives a presentation on the use of explosives detection K-9s within the Coast Guard to a group from Hire America’s Heroes Friday July 19, 2013. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Erika Lindquist

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