A small-town Missouri native, Katie is a graduate of the United States Naval Academy with a degree in English. She served 5 years as a Surface Warfare Officer, including 2 deployments onboard a Guided-Missile Destroyer and Aircraft Carrier. She has a Master's Degree in Education from Johns Hopkins University. Connect with Katie @katiebwriter or at www.katiemelynnbegley.com.
The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) acts as the defense on the coasts of America.
It’s one of seven uniformed services in the U.S. Military.
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If you have your heart set on the prestigious and selective U.S. Naval Academy, you may worry that without an offer of acceptance, your dreams of becoming a Naval Officer are over.
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The United States Coast Guard, USCG, serves as the coastal defense and maritime law enforcement branch of the military. The USCG reports that it has over 40,000 members on active duty, and another 7,000 reservists.
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Being in the military comes with many challenges; one of the hardest is the frequent separation from loved ones.
That’s why so many organizations have formed to help military members and their families make the most of their time together.… Click Here To Read the rest
Any parent with young children who works outside of the home (or even from home but needs distraction-free time to complete tasks) knows the struggle of finding affordable, reliable childcare to keep those precious children safe and happy while mom … Click Here To Read the rest