First Lady welcomes newest cutter
“No matter what this country asks of you, you always step up to answer the call,” said Obama to the Coast Guard men and women attending the commissioning ceremony. “Always. So it is fitting that all of you are here today, because it is that ethic of service that defined the life of this cutter’s namesake, Capt. Dorothy Stratton.”
As Capt. Stratton did 70 years ago for women, Cutter Stratton will do for the Coast Guard’s operational future.
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