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A member of a coast guard.

Coast′ Guard`

1. a U.S. military service charged with enforcing maritime laws, saving lives and property at sea, etc., and which in wartime may augment the navy.
2. (l.c.) any similar organization for aiding navigation, preventing smuggling, etc.
3. (l.c.) Also called coastguardsman. a member of any such organization.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.coastguardsman - a member of a coastguard
coastguard - a military service responsible for the safety of maritime traffic in coastal waters
bluejacket, navy man, sailor boy, sailor - a serviceman in the navy
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While senior leaders help guide the force, it is up to every Soldier, Marine, Sailor, Airman, and Coastguardsman to think through the challenges of tomorrow.
Moreover, security forces apprehended the intruders as a coastguardsman and an Iraqi both sustained "minor injuries", the statement pointed out.
On this day in 1945, nearing the end of World War II, First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt helped convene the Gold Star Wives organization in response to the incredible sacrifices made by the spouses and families of our Greatest Generations soldiers, sailors, airmen, marines, coastguardsman, and veterans who died in service or as a result of their service-connected disabilities.
While Dasch's men were making their way off the Amagansett beach, they ran into coastguardsman John C.
It also contains the name of the coastguardsman who fired the bullet that killed Hung, the source said.
PO Solorio was on active duty in the Seventeenth Coast Guard District in Juneau, Alaska, when he sexually abused two daughters of a fellow coastguardsman.
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