From the Bridge Wing 10-26-2013

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Volunteering: Give a little, get a lot – Coast Guard All Hands blog

The tragic loss of a loved one is sometimes an unfortunate part of being a military family. Coupled with the unique lifestyle of being stationed apart from extended family and other support systems can make dealing with a loss especially challenging.

That’s where TAPS comes in.

Shipmate of the Week: GMC Jesse Meerscheidt – Coast Guard Compass blog

For many, the morning commute to work involves traffic delays, routine routes and mile upon mile of repetition. But for one Coast Guard member, a morning commute turned into a moment to save a life.

Yankee 188 Recruit Journal: Week 05 – Coast Guard Boot Camp blog

Another Sunday rolls by at Training Center Cape May. Of course, this also means another week has been marked off the calendar for Yankee-188. All of us are certain to make note of this and tuck it away in our minds as a small bit of success. We’re still here and time keeps moving closer to November 15th. We just need to stay the course and keep our eyes on the prize. After a relaxing morning by Cape May standards (Sundays are of course our time for divine hours) we had our first ever company run. We formed in our usual marching squad formation, but this time we would be moving at a swift jogging pace and sounding off in cadences. We formed up and took off, using the first few minutes to find our rhythm and set our pace. Running in a precisely aligned formation takes a little getting used to, but we soon found ourselves in step and running together as a single cohesive unit. By far the best part of the run

 

Elsewhere

Coast Guard Remember Movement Honored in New York – Marine Link

The Coast Guard Foundation, a nonprofit organization committed to the education and welfare of Coast Guard members and their families, recognized the Coast Guard Remember movement and awarded Lieutenant Lucy Love the 2013 Coast Guard Foundation Beacon Award at its 33rd annual Salute to the United States Coast Guard.

Video

A time-lapse multimedia production depicting a typical day at Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City, N.J. Approximately 10,000 photos show the many people assigned to the air station performing various jobs.
U.S. Coast Guard multimedia production by Petty Officer 1st Class Nick Ameen and Petty Officer 3rd Class Cynthia Oldham
http://youtu.be/YSDl5xwP1YE –

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