Reservist

ISS3 2018

Reservist Magazine is the award-winning official publication of the United States Coast Guard Reserve. Quarterly issues include news and feature articles about the men and women who comprise America's premier national maritime safety and security

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Reserve MK team The reservists at Station Manasquan Inlet, N.J., spent part of their recent two weeks of active duty doing regular maintenance to the station's smallboats. Led by active duty machinery technician Petty Officer 1st Class Lantz Fortner, Petty Officer 1st Class William Pearson, Petty Officer 2nd Class Wesley Pearson, and Petty Officers 3rd Class Abigail Gall and Corey Karp performed the "RB-S Height Adjust Fastener Check and Temporary repair" on the station's two 29-foot RBS platforms. "The maintenance on the first boat took over 7 hours the first day," said Senior Chief Petty Officer Brian Miley. "However, by the second day, the team's efficiency and productivity was greatly increased. In the process, the reserve and the active duty members were able to forge a stronger relationship by working together to accomplish a mission critical task, which boosted morale." The reservists shadowed their active duty counterparts and helped out where needed. On the outside, both Pearson and Karp are carpenters, Gall is an engineering technician, and MK1 Pearson is a pilot. Photo by Senior Chief Petty Officer Brian Miley Aux PA class taught by Reserve PA chief Ten auxiliarists from Coast Guard Auxiliary District 11 Southern completed a 16-hour public affairs refresher course at the Marine Exchange of Southern California in San Pedro April 15. The course was taught by Chief Petty Officer Michael Anderson, a reservist from Headquarters (CG-0922). Pictured are Patrick O'Driscoll, Josh Motley, Paul Saba, Gerald Myers, David Smith and Keith Touzin. Back row: Commodore Harry Jacobs, Scott Hedblom, Douglas Bradford, Commodore Robert Holm, Commodore Bert Blanchette, and Chief Petty Officer Michael Anderson. Coast Guard Auxiliary photo by Victoria Jacobs, courtesy of www.uscgaux.info. Newest GMC at PSU 305 Chief Petty Officer Forrest Gladman, a reserve gunner's mate and member of Port Security Unit 305, advanced to chief June 4. Photo courtesy of Lt. Jenn Wong-Reiss. Issue 3 • 2018 � RESERVIST 45

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