The United States Coast Guard actually predates the United States Navy. It was originally created in 1790 as the Revenue-Marine, then eventually became the U.S. Revenue Cutter Service before merging with the U.S. Life-Saving Service in 1915 to become the U.S. Coast Guard we know today.
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The Coast Guard is unique in that it can be used as a peace-keeping, law enforcement force in both domestic and international waters, and can also be a security force in time of war. It’s multi-mission structure covering law enforcement, search and rescue and maritime security means it’s a very busy service. It’s 40,000 active-duty personnel have nearly 250 coastal and ocean-going ships, tugs, and more, over 1,600 smaller boars, and over 200 aircraft, both helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft. Interestingly enough, while the Coast Guard is the second-smallest military branch, by itself it’s the world’s twelfth-largest naval force.
Due to its maritime-focused nature, the majority of the Coast Guard’s bases are on or near the coasts of several U.S. states. These include:
The Coast Guard is a small yet vital part of the security of the United States, and therefore its service personnel deserves the same level of legal protection as any other branch of the military. This is why Aaron Meyer will work tirelessly with Coast Guard personnel and make sure they receive the protection they deserve.
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