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    Remembering a Rescue at Sea

    Rescuing a ship stranded at sea proved to be a rewarding experience for Nathanael.

    Opportunity to Travel the World

    Thanks to the Coast Guard, Nathanael has gone hiking, diving and exploring in all corners of the globe.

    Maritime Law Enforcement Offers a Sense of Purpose

    The Coast Guard provides Nathanael with a path in law enforcement.

    Career Profile: Coast Guard Damage Controlman

    Petty Officer 1st Class Timothy Florez Adams demonstrates some of his duties as a damage controlman for the Coast Guard.

    Coast Guard Basic Training Requirements

    Seaman Recruit Cliff Boon talks about passing his fitness test during the fourth week of Coast Guard Basic Training.

    Arrival at Basic Training

    Seaman Recruit Cliff Boon shares how he felt when his bus pulled into Coast Guard Basic Training at Cape May, N.J.

    The Coast Guard Recruiting Process

    High-school student Riley Dreaney visits the office of Petty Officer 1st Class Addae Morgan, a Coast Guard recruiter.

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