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  • Guardian Decommissioned After 23 Years

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    SASEBO, Japan -- Avenger Class Mine Countermeasures ship USS Guardian (MCM 5) concluded 23 years of service to the Navy during a decommissioning ceremony March 6 at Naval Base Sasebo, Japan.   The 79 Guardian crewmembers participated in the event held to signify the end of an era and to honor the legacy that Guardian has left behind.   "Today, we honor the service of our ship and of your service to our nation," said Lt. Cmdr. Mark Rice, co... more

  • 23 Companies Actively Hiring Veterans

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    Need a job and don't know where to start? Sometimes it pays off to search smarter, not harder. Below are 23 companies actively hiring veterans. They represent a diverse set of industries including telecommunications, aerospace engineering, banking, and beverage production. What's more, each company featured is looking for applicants to fill a diverse array of positions. There aren't any guarantees, but why not reach out to a company that ... more

  • Coast Guard Repatriates 23 Cuban Migrants

    MIAMI — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Ocracoke repatriated 23 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, Nov. 13. District Seven command center in Miami received notification of a rustic vessel with 23 Cuban migrants aboard southwest of Key West, Fla., Nov. 5. The Coast Guard Cutter Key Biscayne arrived on scene and embarked 23 Cuban migrants. The 23 migrants were later transferred to the Coast Guard Cutter Ocracoke for repatriation. Onc... more

  • 23 Nations to Participate in Maritime Exercise

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    SAN DIEGO -- Twenty-three nations, 47 ships, six submarines, more than 200 aircraft and 25,000 personnel will participate in the biennial Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise scheduled June 26 to Aug. 1, in and around the Hawaiian Islands. The world's largest international maritime exercise, RIMPAC provides a unique training opportunity that helps participants foster and sustain the cooperative relationships that are critical to ensuring the ... more

  • Coast Guard Offloads $23 Million of Cocaine

    Crewmembers aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Richard Etheridge, a 154-foot Sentinel-class Fast Response Cutter homeported at Sector Miami, offload approximately 1,500 pounds of cocaine, worth an estimated wholesale value of $23 million, in St. Petersburg, Fl

    ST.PETERSBURG— Crewmembers aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Richard Etheridge offload approximately 1,500 pounds of cocaine, worth an estimated wholesale value of $23 million, in St. Petersburg, Fla., Monday. On March 12, during a patrol in the western Caribbean, crewmembers aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Tampa detected a suspicious go-fast vessel moving at a high rate of speed in international waters. A Customs and Border Patrol Maritime Patrol ... more

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