ISS4 2018

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Coast Guard Yard hosts promotion ceremony for two new DC chiefs Master Chief Petty Officer Francis Gorman, Master Chief Petty Officer Andrew Minter and Capt. Matthew Lake were present for the pinning of two newly-minted reserve chief damage controlmen, Chief Petty Officers Michael Kelly and Eric Bowers. The DCCs were promoted Oct. 7 at the Coast Guard Yard. Gorman, the DOL command master chief, Minter, the DC rating force master chief and Lake, the commanding officer of the Yard, congratulated the new DCCs on their advancement. Every reserve billet at the Yard is assigned to a damage controlman, and Chief Petty Officer Laurence Musser said the new chiefs, who are assigned to the Yard Fire House, are performing their duties at a high level. Photo courtesy of Lt. Cmdr. Omar Barajas MCPOCGR reenlists PACAREA gold badge in Oregon On Aug. 4, Coast Guard Day, Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard Reserve George Williamson (Far left) re-enlisted Pacific Area Command Master Chief Tim Beard. The ceremony was held outside Sector Columbia River in Warrenton, Ore. Photo courtesy of Chief Petty Officer Sands PSU 301 helps out at Massachusetts Special Olympics Joint Base Cape Cod hosted the Massachusetts Special Olympics, which included more than 100 local athletes and 30 volunteers, Sept. 21, 2018. Members of Coast Guard Port Security Unit 301 assisted with the parade of athletes and eight sport events. PSU members escorted and provided support to the athletes throughout the day, lifting unit morale as PSU 301 continues to train for overseas contingency operations. Submitted by Lt. Cmdr. Jesse Webster PSU 301 members who assisted athletes in the Massachusetts Special Olympics held Sept. 21, 2018 included (top row) Chief Petty Officer Christopher French, Lt. Cmdr. Jesse Webster, Petty Officer 1st Class Andrew Orser, and Master Chief Petty Officer Wayne Davis, (middle row) Petty Officers 2nd Class Steven Lanzi, Lindi Karsner and Andrew Whitehead, and (bottom row) Petty Officer 1st Class Ryan Connolly. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Thomas Swanson Issue 4 • 2018 � RESERVIST 41

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