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    Unfortunately, for the typical Coast Guard trainee, pay grades E-4 and E-5, the cost of a typical DFAC a-la-carte meal is very significant even compared to other individuals attending other training where commercial per diem is authorized. For instance, at a normal Coast Guard installation, IAW Ref (c), the galley offers various items for a set price of $2.55 for breakfast and $4.65 for lunch and dinner respectfully. In comparison, a DFAC offers meals from a menu where each item is marked up 133 percent of the cost of food IAW Ref (c). For example of the markup, IAW Ref (d), a simple breakfast consisting of an egg and cheese croissant, two slices of bacon, banana, and juice bottle costs $6.10; a simple lunch consisting of a slice of pizza, chef salad, fruit cup and a soda costs $9.35; a simple dinner consisting of meat lasagna, chef salad, garlic toast, fruit cup and a soda costs, $12.00. The final total daily set price for a Coast Guard galley is $11.85, compared to $27.95 for the described meal at a DFAC. Additionally, if BAS is combined with GMR per diem (which averages around $12.30 a day) is thrown into the equation for a member’s daily subsistence while TDY, the difference is $ 1.80 to the government, not the individual…

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    Coast Guard Case Study

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    PRESENTED Does Mr. Moore a experienced sailor, have a valid claim for wrongful death against the Coast Guard for the death of his wife based upon the Coast Guard’s one-hour delay in reaching the boat after he made a distress call asking for rescue due to the bad weather conditions? BRIEF ANSWER OR CONCLUSION Probably not. Under the Good Samaritan doctrine applicable to this case the Coast Guard probably won’t be liable for wrongful death since there are not omissions of failure to act,…

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    Ombudsman Research Paper

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    MEMORANDUM From: Parrish, Hollie To: CG Recruiting Command Subj: Ref: APPLICATION FOR DIRECT COMMISION ENGINEER C4IT OFFICER (a) Ch 4.B.1.b of the Coast Guard Recruiting Manual, COMDTINST M1100.2 1. I request consideration for selection to the Direct Commission Engineer Officer Program. 2. I married my husband in 2004. I became a dependent of an active duty member of the Coast Guard. My father was active duty Navy for 23 years. I knew as a spouse of a Coast Guard active duty…

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    1. The Ready for Operations program (RFO) Boatswain Mate Chief (BMC) billet assignment is not capturing highly proficient BMC’s. Currently there is not a comprehensive screening process in place for transfers into to these billets. Due to a lack of screening the Coast Guard RFO program is suffering from a lower quality of inspection. Members that are assigned to these positions are lacking in experience and competencies needed for appointment. The program in its current state has resulted in a…

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    many ways, The Great War had faded for Jake. He’d learned to quiet his haunting memories during the day, but sleep often eluded him. Everything he wanted to forget revisited him at night, and the confined space easily transported him to the muddy trenches of France. Jake wrapped a blanket around his shoulders and settled in on his deck, watching the western sky transition into the deep velvet night. His old infantry habits surfaced as he scanned the waterfront for movement. He knew that…

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    see her high school friends waiting on the family crowd enjoying their supper. Monroe looked up them. “Remember, we’re playing for the kids now. The party starts later.” “Yes, boss,” Winston replied. They opened with The Tennessee Waltz and followed it with an easy foxtrot. Amid the married couples, danced arriving fathers with their crinoline-dressed daughters. The band played on as the shadows grew longer from last outside light. As fathers drifted off the floor carrying sleepy young’uns…

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    at multiple DSF units. The Coast Guard must create DSF duty points for the service wide exam (SWE). 2. Assignment to a DSF unit represents the highest level of proficiency, operational…

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    Hurricane Katrina Report

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    For instance, among the many agencies one that stood out the most was the coast guard. This agency managed to rescue around 34,000 people in need during this tragic time (A&E Television Network, 2014). This was indeed an important thing during this time, they managed to show people that they were there to help and because of the large quantity of people helped they were able to show that they were sticking around. Another agency that was present during this time but failed to impressive was…

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    Sumner Kimball

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    the words spoken by Sumner Kimball when asked to describe the type of man that he wanted to staff his lifeboat stations. Sumner Kimball was an ethical and visionary leader. He established and championed a simple yet revolutionary plan for developing the country’s professional maritime lifesaving service. According to the book The U.S. Lifesaving Service (Heroes, Rescues, and Architecture of the early Coast Guard) by Ralph Shanks “he was concerned with acquiring quality personnel, building…

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    The U.S Coast Guard is one of the fifth branches of the United States Military, and most people haven't a clue what they do. A couple of years ago, if someone would have asked me ‘what is the Coast Guard and what do they do’, I too would have no idea what to answer. Over the past few years, there is a family that I have grown very close with and the Coast Guard has played a huge part in their lives. The father was in the Coast Guard for 29 years and retired as a captain. Over those 29 years, the…

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