Coast Guard Master Chief John E. Dunn retires

Pacific Northwest Coast Guard NewsCHARLESTON, Ore. — Master Chief Petty Officer John E. Dunn, career Boatswain’s Mate, retired after 30 years of service in the U.S. Coast Guard during a ceremony held at Station Coos Bay in Charleston, Friday.

Vice Admiral John P. Currier, Vice Commandant and 2nd-in-command for the Coast Guard, traveled from Washington D.C. to preside over the ceremony.

A true legend in the Pacific Northwest, Dunn specialized not only in operating boats in heavy weather and surf conditions, but in interacting with and leading people.

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