ISS1 2017

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Name: YN1 Shaun Marable, Coast Guard Headquarters Role: J1/Personnel Specialist Experience: Bringing skills from his civilian job as a human resources specialist with the U.S. Secret Service, Petty Officer Marable bridged the gap between the DoD environment and administration and the Coast Guard's dedicated Reserve members. Though he'd never worked on a joint service staff before, Marable had years of experience working in a Servicing Personnel Office and was ready for an independent assignment. He said he was excited to network with people in similar job fields and that using his knowledge and diplomacy to accomplish the mission when requirements differed between services would be something that would enhance his career. Name: MEC Derek Gawrilow, STA Washington, D.C. Role: Law enforcement coordinator for Provost Marshal/Protection Directorate Experience: Chief Gawrilow's background as a police officer was something the Coast Guard was looking for when requesting a reservist to fill this position, but because he is part of the Washington, D.C., Metropolitan Police Department, Gawrilow was even better suited. "They knew that experience with local law enforcement could be an asset," he said. "I was one of five law enforcement coordinators on staff, but I brought a lot of local knowledge and my own points of contact." Gawrilow worked with the U.S. Capitol Police, U.S. Secret Service and other law enforcement partners to coordinate security for the day's events, including vehicle credentialing and police escorts for military assets. Name: MEC Shane Stidman, Sector San Diego Role: Chief, Special Events – Ceremonies and Special Events Division Experience: Chief Stidman stepped outside both his normal role as a Coast Guard maritime enforcement chief and his civilian job with the Army's Criminal Investigation Command to coordinate logistics for the Ceremonies and Special Events Division. Stidman's job with the JTF involved working with the Presidential Inauguration Committee, which represents the new president's requests for the military's involvement during the Inauguration. Stidman worked with local, state, and federal assets to coordinate logistics and support for special events the military was involved in, such as the presidential galas, wreath-laying, prayer service, and concerts. He brought his military and civilian experience working large scale events, and, as a former member of PSU 305 with Watson, his experience doing joint service operations. "The best part of the job was being able to work with all of our sister services," said Stidman. "You watch how members from all five branches can come up with an excellent plan of action and then make it happen together." � Y n 1 Shaun Marable, USCGR M e C Derek Gawrilow, USCGR M e C Shane Stidman, USCGR 26 RESERVIST � Issue 1 • 2017

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