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Merchant Marines and US Coast Guard logo side by side

US Coast Guard and Merchant Marine can serve during wartime efforts.

As we continue focusing on the importance of military core values, we will turn to two institutions called to serve during wartime. The Merchant Marine transports domestic and international cargo and passengers during peacetime. It operates and maintains deep-sea merchant ships, tugboats, towboats, ferries, dredges, excursion vessels, charter boats, and other waterborne craft on the […]

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Highlighting the values of the National Guard and U.S. Air Force

In writing my column on military values, I suggested the Army was the oldest branch. However, I received a correction from Chief Warrant Officer 5 (retired) John Vitt, the President of the Arizona National Guard Foundation, Inc. He pointed out the Army National Guard is the oldest component of the U.S. Armed Forces and serves

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Upholding values is a vital service component of the military and veterans.

As we begin the new year, I thought reflecting on some of the values our military service members and veterans hold dear to their hearts might be helpful. These values are engrained in us as we begin our military duties as either officers or enlisted. Values are the common thread that binds military and veterans

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