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    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 throughout the history of the Coast Guard. The Coast Guard needs to incorporate its historical leadership figures into leadership training for junior officers and enlisted. 2. One of the leadership models presented during Apprentice Leadership…

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    (U) There are many vulnerabilities in the cyber realm, and they continue to increase every time a new system is added to the fleet. The main goal of Coast Guard cyber intelligence is staying ahead of the hackers. To do this, Coast Guard intelligence needs to understand who will attack them in the future and how they will do it. They need to know everything that was just discussed above, including the type of person, capability, vulnerability, and threat level to the United States government and…

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    The United States Coast Guard (USCG) is made up of a combination of three different United States’ programs. The first program was the U.S. Lighthouse Service. The second was the U.S. Revenue Marine (Cutter) Service. The third and final program was the U.S. Lifesaving Service. All three were combined in 1913 creating the USCG we know today. I will now discuss each of the three U.S. programs that helped create the USCG. The earliest beginnings of the USCG happened in 1789 when the Department of…

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    Coast Guard Career

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    There are a plethora of reasons a twenty two year old middle class male might decide to join the military. For example, I could have been born into a family that has a tradition of serving our nation, maybe a desire of doing something with “purpose”, a sense of patriotism, the list goes on forever. Throughout my time in the United States Coast Guard I have severed and will still serve with shipmates that all fall into one, if not all of these categories. They come from different places,…

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    major organizations that are still surviving today. The United States Navy, being one of those incredible organizations that are still building and guiding leaders, is still the most dominant service that this country has to offer. It is the Navy’s strong imprint on my life and strong leadership qualities that propels me towards joining. Throughout my years of life I have intuitively been called and seen as a leader. Through my years of high school, participating in programs at college and…

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    All of the United States Government agencies are now implementing some sort of risk management into there every day operations. A risk management can be done for a simple office party to the most dangerous raid. The Department of Homeland Security is no different with their 22 departments. In the case of ports, the Coast Guard and FEMA “cybersecurity efforts in the maritime port environment have been limited” (GAO, 2014, p.1). This includes the lack of a risk assessment that is heavily followed…

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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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    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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    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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    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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