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Vote for the Coast Guard Video of the Year



January 14, 2010 – Comments (3)

When I was but a wee lad, I asked my dad, "If I want to be in the military when I grow up, which branch should I join?" 

He replied, "The Coast Guard." (I should have expected that; he was a ship chandler.)

Many of you might not think of the Coast Guard as military, but they do all kinds of cool -- and dangerous -- things, as demonstrated in this video: 

Once you've viewed the videos, vote for your favorite

(As for my career in the Coast Guard, I was accepted to the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, but declined in order to attend a seminary. Long story...)

3 Comments – Post Your Own

#1) On January 14, 2010 at 10:18 AM, rd80 (96.82) wrote:

What is the United States Coast Guard?
Sir, The Coast Guard is that hard nucleus about which the Navy forms in time of war, Sir!

US Coast Guard Academy Class of 1980.

Semper Paratus!

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#2) On January 14, 2010 at 11:05 AM, ocsurf (< 20) wrote:

That was interesting. I would have to say though, that I've seen Coast Guard video from Hurricane Katrina that are AMAZING!! I'm surprised non were in this.

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#3) On January 14, 2010 at 12:23 PM, brickcityman (< 20) wrote:

Is it me or did a surprising number of these videos involve waters off the coast of Oregon?

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