COAST GUARD/DEFENSE/DHS/JOBS/MILITARY/NATIONAL SECURITY/TRUMP EXECUTIVE ORDERS/VETS: “By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, and to promote employment opportunities for United States military veterans while growing the cadre of trained United States mariners available to meet United States requirements for national and economic security, […]

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COAST GUARD/CRISIS/FEMA: “I will be traveling to Florida tomorrow to meet with our great Coast Guard, FEMA and many of the brave first responders & others.” -Donald Trump, Twitter.com, September 13, 2017 06:34am […]

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COAST GUARD/CRISIS/FEMA: “The U.S. Coast Guard, FEMA and all Federal and State brave people are ready. Here comes Irma. God bless everyone!” -Donald Trump, Twitter.com, September 9, 2017 09:56pm […]

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COAST GUARD/CRISIS: “Our incredible U.S. Coast Guard saved more than 15,000 lives last week with Harvey. Irma could be even tougher. We love our Coast Guard!” -Donald Trump, Twitter.com, September 8, 2017 07:37am […]

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COAST GUARD: “No matter the mission, the brave men & women of our @USCG proudly answer the call to serve 24/7/365. THANK YOU and HAPPY BIRTHDAY! #CG227?? https://t.co/GY555t0vzN” -Donald Trump, Twitter.com, August 4, 2017 10:48am […]

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COAST GUARD/DHS/LGBTQ/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “The head of the Coast Guard is pledging he ‘will not break faith’ with transgender personnel, marking the strongest rebuttal yet by a leader of the armed forces to President Donald Trump’s declaration that he wants to ban all transgender troops. Commandant Paul Zukunft, in remarks to a Washington think tank […]

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COAST GUARD/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT/TRUMP BUSINESS: “It is not often that the interests of a quiet rural community overtake those of the president. But after opposition from veterans, Olympians and children’s summer camps, the Coast Guard is retreating from plans to increase security on the Potomac River behind the Trump National Golf Club in Virginia. The […]

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BUDGET/COAST GUARD: “Vice Adm. Fred Midgette, commander of Coast Guard operations in the Pacific Area, has a challenge almost as vast as the ocean he patrols in search of drug traffickers, with responsibilities for an area that is twice the size of the continental United States. The Coast Guard is struggling to keep pace, seizing […]

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