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Coast Guard

December 16, 2018

I stared blankly at the airline ticket agent as she asked me again.

“Can I help you?” She smiled and waited for me to reply.

“I don’t think so,” I said, digging though my nearly-empty purse. “I don’t have my ID.”

I struggled to hold back the tears as…

KristiLangenbachermug

December 09, 2018

For military families, holiday gatherings are often not traditional. Depending on duty stations and military obligations, one holiday may be very different from the next. Many times the service member has duty or is deployed on a holiday, or has limited leave around holidays. Therefore, traveling…

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November 29, 2018

Friday marks the official end to the 2018 hurricane season and the Chief Petty Officers Association is ready to celebrate.

The CPOA Club at 514 Cardwell St. in Elizabeth City will host an End of Hurricane Season party, Friday night. The event will raise funds for CPOA building renovations and help…

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November 18, 2018

The month of November provides numerous opportunities to celebrate those who have served or are currently serving in the military, as well as their families, even after Veterans Day.

On Nov. 10 the Marine Corps celebrated its 143rd Birthday, and one day later the nation honored all veterans. Nov.…

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November 04, 2018

It has been nine years since the mid-air collision which took the lives of nine aviators. Coast Guard and Marine Corps members and units all across the country took time over the last week to remember their fallen crews.

The Coast Guard HC-130 Hercules aircraft CG-1705, from Air Station Sacramento,…

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October 14, 2018

I have been a military spouse for more than 20 years, and a mom for more than 18 years.

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September 23, 2018

As we drove toward the Coast Guard Academy campus this week for Parents Weekend, I was struck by the history and traditions of the service. I recalled one tradition I first learned about when we brought our daughter to the academy in New London, Conn. this summer.

As she, and her classmates…

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September 02, 2018

When many people think of the Coast Guard, they envision helicopters hovering over floodwaters and rescuing people from rooftops. Those images filled television news broadcasts, newspaper and magazines as a result of the Coast Guard’s response to Hurricane Katrina in 2005. For many, those…

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August 26, 2018

Among families of U.S. Coast Guard Academy cadets, it’s called “Eagle chasing.”

Parents, siblings and friends of cadets on board U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Barque Eagle closely watch its sailing schedule and anxiously travel sometimes great distances to await possible port calls and…

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