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Advanced Helicopter Rescue School

U.S. Coast Guard posted a photo:

Advanced Helicopter Rescue School

An aviation survival technician is lowered from an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter during training near the North Head Light in Ilwaco, Wash., Nov. 10, 2016.

The training was part of the week-long Advanced Helicopter Rescue School.

U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Levi Read.

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nobody@flickr.com (U.S. Coast Guard)

U.S. Coast Guard honored in New York City Veterans Day Parade

U.S. Coast Guard posted a photo:

U.S. Coast Guard honored in New York City Veterans Day Parade

Coast Guard Cadets in the Coast Guard Academy Band, the Windjammers, perform while marching in the New York City Veterans Day Parade, also known as America's Parade, Nov. 11, 2016. With more than 38,000 participants, the New York City Veterans Day Parade is the largest Veterans Day event in the U.S. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Frank Iannazzo-Simmons

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nobody@flickr.com (U.S. Coast Guard)

CGC Rollin Fritch Commissioning

U.S. Coast Guard posted a photo:

CGC Rollin Fritch Commissioning

Lt. Jason McCarthy, captain of the Rollin Fritch, embraces his daughter at the ship's commissioning in Cape May, New Jersey, Saturday Nov. 19, 2016.

The crew of the Rollin Fritch are homeported in Cape May, and will perform multiple Coast Guard missions such as law enforcement, search and rescue and protecting America's infrastructure along the Mid-Atlantic Coast spanning from New Jersey to North Carolina and beyond.

U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class David Micallef

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nobody@flickr.com (U.S. Coast Guard)

Vessel maneuver training near Santa Barbara, California

U.S. Coast Guard posted a photo:

Vessel maneuver training near Santa Barbara, California

Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Team Los Angeles conducts vessel manuever training near Santa Barbara on Monday, October 24, 2016. The MSST operates several 25-foot Response Boat-Small platforms to complete a variety of law enforcement, security and vessel safety missions. Photo by Public Affairs Specialist Third Class Andrea L. Anderson.

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nobody@flickr.com (U.S. Coast Guard)