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Recruits Brace for Boot Camp (02:55)

Before heading off to boot camp, Seaman Recruit Heather Bevel and Seaman Recruit Carey North discuss their reasons for joining the Coast Guard.

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Before heading off to boot camp, Seaman Recruit Heather Bevel and Seaman Recruit Carey North discuss their reasons for joining the Coast Guard.

The Coast Guard offers a range of benefits, from job stability to money for college. Active-duty members also receive free health and dental insurance.

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