ISS1 2015

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Retirements CWO Rodger Guest Retires at Sector Long Island Sound On October 4, 2014 during a ceremony at Sector Long Island Sound CWO Rodger Guest retired with over 36 years of service in the Coast Guard Reserve. Commanding Officer Capt. Edward J Cubanski officiated and is shown here presenting CWO Guest with his retirement certificate. CWO Guest was also presented with the Joint Services Achievement Medal PSU 308's Chief Lynn Chambliss Goes Ashore On October 18, 2014, Chief Gunner's Mate Lynn Chambliss went ashore for the final time departing Port Security Unit 308, following 27 years of dedicated service to our country and the Coast Guard Reserve. Chief Chambliss held her retirement celebration at PSU 308 with her shipmates; family and friends in attendance. Her son Dylan was recognized for his support and sacrifices that he made during the Chief's career. Chief Chambliss holds the distinction of being the first female Chief Gunner's Mate in the Coast Guard Reserve, attaining that benchmark in January 2012. Chambliss began her military service in 1985, enlisting in the U.S. Navy. She transferred to the Coast Guard Reserve in August 2003. Her past assignments included Maritime Safety and Security Team 91112, Coast Guard Island, Belle Chase Coast Guard Armory and Port Security Unit 308. When asked what she would miss most Chief Chambliss replied simply, "military people." All her shipmates wish Chief Chambliss fair winds and following seas as she begins a new chapter of her life. OS1 Clinton Mingus Bids Farewell OS1 Clinton Mingus retired from Coast Guard Reserve during a ceremony held at Sector St. Petersburg, Fla. on October 11, 2014. Mingus retired after 24 years of service, 15 in the Coast Guard and 9 in the Air Force. He is pictured here with Sector St. Petersburg's Senior Reserve Officer Cmdr. Michael Jackson and his shadowbox. CWO Donald Borries retires after 35 years of service On July 1, 2014, ELC4 Donald Borries, Executive Officer, Selective Services System (SSS) Detachment, Indianapolis, Ind., retired after service of 35 years. CWO Borries began his Coast Guard career in June 1979 on the enlisted delayed entry program and completed boot camp at Alameda, Calif., as Honor Grad of Oscar Bravo 127. His faithful and distinguished service included tours with the Ceremony Honor Guard, Alexandria, Va.,, ET 'A' School, Governor's Island, N.Y., Combat Crypto 'C' School, Vallejo, Calif.,, Commander (eee) D9, Cleveland, Ohio, CGC Tampa(WMEC902) and ESU St. Louis. CWO Borries is shown here with his son 2nd Lt Trevor Borries after he was awarded the Defense Meritorious Service Medal on June 21, 2014 by Lt. Col. David P. Slack, USM(R) for his services a SSS, Reserve Force Officer for exceptional service for the Department of Defense. 58 RESERVIST � Issue 1 • 2015

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