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I didn’t realize then how much he impacted my thought and decision-making process.
My brother once told me, “To be early is on time, to be on time is late, and to be late is to be in deep trouble.” I have never forgotten it and I am early to things as often as I can be.
At the Coast Guard Academy, there is a tradition of ordering the ‘little ring’ to be given to the woman in the cadet’s life, whether it is their mother, grandmother, or girlfriend.
The little ring is a smaller version of the class ring that cadets can order in their 3 class year.
AEDOs are frequently test pilot school graduates and retain their flying status, with most of their billets being in the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIRSYSCOM). Coast Guard categorizes all of its officers generally, with its naval aviators also being considered "operational" officers in the same manner as its cutterman officers in the Coast Guard's surface cutter fleet. The Silver Eagle title was a reflection that the rating badge on their uniform had a silver eagle. These individuals entered service via the NAVCAD program during the mid/late 1980s and early 1990s when the program was reinstated following a hiatus of over twenty years.
My brother gave his little ring to our mother, choosing her favorite stone, turquoise.Carol Dooley, my guest columnist is a college student born and raised in the Midwest.She is currently working on a history major with a minor in museum studies.The last civilian applicants were accepted into the NAVCAD program in 1992 and the program was finally canceled on October 1, 1993.Except for an extremely small number of enlisted personnel selected to attend flight school subsequent to completing the STA-21, OCS, USMMA, USNA or USCGA programs, all other student naval aviators must first obtain an officer commission.
For the past year, I have been dating someone, who happens to be a Coast Guard Academy graduate as well.