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President Obama Salutes U.S. Coast Guard on its 223rd Birthday

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August 4, 2013

President Barack Obama speaks at Arlington National Cemetery May 17, 2013. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelle

By Lieutenant Stephanie Young, USCG

August 4 is a special day of the year for Coast Guard men and women as we celebrate our anniversary of service to the nation. We also share our birthday with the commander in chief, President Barack Obama.

We wish President Obama a happy 52nd birthday and share with you his letter to the Coast Guard as we celebrate our 223rd birthday.

barack obama us coast guard lettervia Coast Guard Compass Blog



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