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A Gift of Leadership By Class of 1965 USCGA
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Eighty five essays on leadership experience and philosophy written by members of the Class of 1965, U.S. Coast Guard Academy. Experiences range across many activities in military, business,... More > government and non-profit organizations. Many of the essays focus on introducing leadership to teenagers. Includes reading and learning resource listings relating to leadership.< Less
Captain Coastie By John Cole
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Captain Coastie is the one true American Hero! Serving with pride since 1790, our hero faces death as he takes on his greatest threat: The Mucous!
Around the World in 80 Years By Dick Funsch
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From Bangkok to Watergate, from the Jersey Shore to the Everglades, from a shark encounter in the Gulf of Mexico to a near-death experience in the Caribbean Sea, from growing up in the throes of the... More > Great Depression to living in the glorious North Carolina Mountains….it’s been an interesting life. Throw in a brief but significant tour of duty in the Coast Guard….which included a surprise “torpedo” attack in the Gulf of Mexico, add three close encounters with the Pulitzer Prize, plus a haphazard search across the Emerald Isle in an attempt to unearth family roots, and you’ll be inclined to agree that it’s been a very interesting life indeed. In incidents and episodes related with uncommon candor and touches of humor, you can’t help but become an interested bystander as you join the author on his retrospective journey “Around the World in 80 years.”< Less
Hooligans Hurrah By R. Deane Engel
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This is a memoir, a coming of age story takin place during the sixties.
The First Day By brooke kenner
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A young man on his first day of active Coast Guard duty struggles to learn the ropes, dodge the wrath of his Commander, and avoid being eaten by the very people he is sworn to save. Zombies have come... More > to sunny south Florida, and Boone must survive this "first day." First attempt novella.< Less
equatorial rhythms By robert a. kamarowski
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Equatorial Rhythms is the story of a coast guard seaman. This young man's painful past and disconcerting present intersect with his suddenly frightening, uncertain future. This complex tale, told in... More > a straightforward poetic style, examines life aboard ship with all it's unique friendships, hatreds, humor and violence, a life skillfully contrasted with the backdrop of the vast, eternal wildness of the sea.< Less
equatorial rhythms By robert a. kamarowski
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Equatorial Rhythms is the story of a coast guard seaman. This young man's painful past and disconcerting present intersect with his suddenly frightening, uncertain future. This complex tale, told in... More > a straightforward poetic style, examines life aboard ship with all it's unique friendships, hatreds, humor and violence, a life skillfully contrasted with the backdrop of the vast, eternal wildness of the sea.< Less
The Fin Chasers By Richard Smith
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The sighting of Great Whites in the Gulf of Mexico was more than a rare event, it was an extraordinary event. Now, almost overnight, the vicious attacks started. The deadly encounters occurring from... More > Biloxi all the way down to Tampa. The great whites seemed to be on an unexplainable killing rampage. A 47 foot U.S. Coast Guard Motor Life Boat and five brave crewmen were assigned the task of finding the cause of the attacks and why the creatures were suddenly appearing in alarming numbers along the beaches of the Gulf Coast. What these five men discovered was much more sinister than a marauding band of great white sharks - they found something lurking deep in the Gulf that had been lying dormant for half a century - A mindless killer void of thought or compassion - It lie on the sandy bottom and waited to be awakened.< Less
PAINT THE BOATS WHITE By Richard Smith
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Paint The Boats White is a compelling story about a 14 year old boy from Cape May, New Jersey, who's brother is killed by a shark during a fishing exposition. Daniel Parker's life begins to spiral... More > out of control after the loss of his older brother, and he ultimately stows away on a Coast Guard cutter sailing for New York. Daniel has no way of knowing that the cutter's mission is to intercept a rouge freighter carrying weapons of mass destruction into New York Harbor. Daniel soon becomes trapped on the sinking freighter and discovers that he is the only one that can defuse the ticking WMD.< Less
They Had To Go Out By John Galluzzo
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They Had To Go Out… represents an unprecedented gathering of talented historians working in the field of Coast Guard history from the pages of Wreck & Rescue Journal, including works by... More > Dennis L. Noble, Frederick Stonehouse, Ralph Shanks, Maurice Gibbs and John Galluzzo. These stories, while representative of the service as a whole, reaching from Massachusetts to Michigan to Washington, cover but a small portion of the true-to-life stories of bravado and selflessness of the men of the U.S. Life-Saving Service, shedding light on perhaps the most exciting aspect of America’s maritime history.< Less