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.
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The US Coast Guard is often not the first branch one thinks of when considering joining the US Military.
With that said, they do play a vital role in our nations security.
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