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Opinion: Including Coast Guard in Shutdown Shows Disrespect for a Vital Service

It’s been reported, but bears repeating, that the U.S. Coast Guard is the only branch of the military affected by the federal government shutdown. It is also the only military branch with a wide-ranging law-enforcement role: saving lives, securing maritime trade and navigation, supporting scientific research, protecting maritime borders, and preserving the marine environment. It […]