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Coast Guard Cutter Jacob Poroo was commissioned December 8, 2017. The Fast Response Cutter is homeported in Pascagoula, Mississippi, but will operate throughout the Coast Guard’s Eighth District.
Response crews working Hurricane Maria response remove a wrecked vessel in Sardinera, Puerto Rico, Dec. 21, 2017. The ESF-10 teams continue to remove vessels damaged by Hurricane Maria.
Coast Guard Aids to Navigation Team Cape May in Cape May, New Jersey, performs scheduled maintenance on a buoy in Cape May Harbor, New Jersey, Dec. 20, 2017.
James Kever, a drone pilot at Defense Media Activity, Fort Meade, Maryland, operates an aerial drone from the deck of a Coast Guard Station Curtis Bay small boat, Dec. 19, 2017.
A Coast Guard Cutter Thetis boat crew rescues an entangled sea turtle during a 68-day Eastern Pacific counter drug patrol in 2017. The turtle was tangled in lines from nearly 7 tons of cocaine.
Marine Science Technician 1st Class Jeffrey Crews, Sector Anchorage, places a wreath for a service member during a ceremony at Fort Richardson National Cemetery in Anchorage, Alaska, Dec. 16, 2017.
Coast Guard units compete in a P-6 pump relay challenge at Coast Guard Base Miami Beach, Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017. This event was part of the first cutter round-up there.
A Coast Guard crew from Station Hatteras Inlet and a Dare County EMS team transfer an ailing 20-year-old male from a fishing vessel off Hatteras Island, North Carolina, Dec. 10, 2017.
Crewmembers from Coast Guard Station Sand Key, Florida, take part in survival swim training at the station Friday, Dec. 8, 2017. The Coast Guard trains year-round to be ready at all times.
A helicopter crew, from Air Station Sitka, searches near Juneau, Alaska, for two men after their skiff capsized Dec. 6, 2017. Of the five, two made it to shore and the Coast Guard rescued one.
A crewmember from the Coast Guard Cutter Mackinaw offloads one of the 1,200 Christmas trees for needy families in Chicago, Dec. 2, 2017, in a holiday tradition that started more than 100 years ago.
A Coast Guard helicopter lands on the deck of the Legare in the Caribbean. The ship returned to Virginia, Dec. 24, 2017, after a 45-day deployment in support of Operation Unified Resolve.

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