Gulf Coast of the United States

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  • Red Snapper Industry Analysis

    Red Snapper Industry of Pensacola Critical to understanding the eventual development of the fishing industry in Pensacola is recognizing the city’s geographical location and land features. In Hawkshaw: Prehistory and History in an Urban Neighborhood in Pensacola, Florida, the environmental setting is laid bare. A major land shaping force in the area is the Gulf of Mexico. During the Pleistocene Era, the sea level was 300 feet lower than it is today due to “glacial episodes.” Due to the low sea level, streams and rivers extended far out to the continental shelf, and cut deeper into their valleys. Sand would flow into these crevices from upstream, leading to the development of barrier islands. Also typified by this time period were the southern…

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  • Coast Guard Case Study

    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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  • Case Study: The Maritime Enforcement Specialist

    qualifications 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

    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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  • Informative Essay: Kylie Jenner's Place In The Military

    Everybody claims to support our troops yet nobody really pays attention to what they have to go through to protect not only our country but foreign ones as well. We are too focused on what the famous Kylie Jenner has done to her face or what surgeries Caitlyn Jenner has done to his/her body, to even think about the everyday soldier being deployed out of the country having to leave his or her family for months at a time. Just earlier this month, over a thousand National Guard members were…

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  • Boatswain Mate Chief Case Study

    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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  • Sumner Kimball

    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 Importance Of Leadership On The United States Coast Guard

    1. The United States Coast Guard is an organization with a rich history, heritage, and traditions. As we venture further into the future, we continue to make necessary changes and improvements to move forward. The strong leaders throughout Coast Guard history have paved the way to make us the premiere maritime service that we are today. It remains that in all of our best efforts to equip the junior enlisted ranks with leadership tools we fail to focus on our very own strong leaders and events…

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  • Lone Wolf Terrorism Case Study

    Introduction Today is a day like no other that we live in. There are constant threats to our country, our way of life and to our allies. When faced with the threats today, most people automatically think of Al Qaeda and or ISIS/ISIL (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria/Islamic State of Iraq and Levant). This is who we are fighting on the bigger scale today. There are other threats as well and they are Lone Wolf Terrorist acting in the name of Islam here in our country, concerned attacks that could…

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  • Case Study: Air Force Dining Training Quota Management Center

    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…

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