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An Amazing Summer

(Choosing the Coast Guard Academy, Class of 2016) Permanent link   All Posts
Hirst Photo So far this has been an amazing summer! I spent the first five weeks on Eagle, which was such a cool experience. It was really neat to look out at the horizon and realize that we were the only ship within miles. Besides the sailing experience, the port calls were unbelievable. We went to St. Martin, Aruba, Guantanamo Bay, and St. Pete. At times it seemed like it was a paid vacation. Eagle also really connected me with my classmates. I was sad to leave everyone after the five weeks as we all split off to go to our new units.

 

Now, I’m at station Humboldt Bay, California. The station life is one we’ll never get again, but so far it’s been great. The crew here is awesome and is very supportive. I’m excited to see what the next five weeks here hold! The Coast Guard Academy summers are so much better than anything a summer back home could offer.

 



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