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What are some of the benefits of being in the US Coast Gaurd?

I'm only fourteen so I have a couple more years to think about this, but, I'm not sure what would be some of the positives or negatives. (Other than helping my country.)

Asked By: - 2/12/2011
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The positives: Life experience, a great job, able to travel the world, free medical, dental, vision, if you want to use it free tuition assistance for college, learning good life skills, discipline and if you join at 18, make a career of it, you can have a pension by the time you are 38. There are many other benefits... More
Answered By: Coastie mom in Texas - 2/12/2011
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A benefit to some people is a detriment to others. In the Coast Guard you are likely to be assigned in the states, do more rescue and drug interdiction. If that's what you like, they are benefits.
Answered By: J D - 2/12/2011
 
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