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She's Got Grit: Early woman Coast Guard rescue swimmer makes waves

Sara Faulkner, the first woman to qualify and serve as a Coast Guard rescue swimmer

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from The Daily Nightly

Inside the Coast Guard's rescue swimmer training program

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MOBILE, Ala. - The crew of a Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter from Coast Guard Aviation Training Center Mobile hoists Petty Officer 2nd Class Jonathan Foss and Luke Wiedeman as part of a search-and-rescue demonstration, Nov. 7, 2011. Crewmembers from ATC Mobile worked with the Mobile chapter of the Make-A-Wish Foundation to help Luke realize his dream of becoming a Coast Guard rescue swimmer. Petty Officer 3rd Class Stephen Lehmann

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from BuzzFeed

13 Awesome Things You Didn't Know About The Coast Guard

Rescue Swimmers Are Super Badass | 13 Awesome Things You Didn't Know About The Coast Guard

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Coast Guard HH-60 near Mile Rock just West of the Golden Gate Bridge early 90's. This was before the 60's were modified to MH status.

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Coast Guard babies. ❤️ Ones dad is a Rescue Swimmer and the others dad is an Officer. These two babies were born on the same day, within 4 hours of each other, to moms who had been friends for 10 years. Pretty awesome.

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