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Not your father's Coast Guard : the untold story of U.S. Coast Guard Special Forces

Author: Matthew J Mitchell; Paul A Yost
Publisher: Bloomington, Ind. : AuthorHouse, 2010.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew J Mitchell; Paul A Yost
ISBN: 9781449044398 1449044395 9781449044404 1449044409
OCLC Number: 609874110
Description: xii, 247 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: "This is not your father's Coast Guard.": the antithesis of standard --
"You have to lead the change.": origins of a philosophy --
"We needed to get it at the source.": setting the stage, the war on drugs --
"A special assignment": called to flight --
"Find out and let us know.": pre-deployment --
"An excruciating death on an isolated jungle floor": Snowcap in peril --
"I don't feel comfortable walking around town without a weapon.": first in Bolivia --
"I think we might have just pissed some people off.": oerations commence --
"I know 101 ways to kill, cook, and eat a snake.": operations continue --
"You've got to be fooling me/": Operation Jester --
"Boy, have we got a job for you.": building the team --
"This is exactly why you are not involved.": Operation Pique Macho --
"If we pull out now, who will set the example?": tactics and tribulations --
"You are to refuse that order.": the raid on Santa Ana --
"The dismantling had begun.": the pendulum changes direction --
"Adult supervision": change of command --
"A little information is a dangerous thing.": killed in action --
"We were't going to let the mission fail.": firefights and politics --
"A blank check": the expansion of international training --
"A golden opportunity": first missions to Columbia --
"A team of one": standing up to the Columbian Coast Guard --
"More training needed": building the Panamanian National Maritime Service --
"It was the beginning of the end.": the final change --
Responsibility: Matthew Mitchell ; [forward by Paul A. Yost].


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